Public Advisory for HURRICANE ANA

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HURRICANE ANA ADVISORY NUMBER 47

Issued: 1100 PM HST FRI OCT 24 2014

Hurricane Ana moving rapidly northeast over the Pacific ocean

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION

Location: 32.4N 165.8W
About 905 miles (1460 km) NNW of Honolulu Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph (120 km/h)
Present movement: NE or 45 degrees at 24 mph (39 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 987 MB or 29.15 inches



Hurricane Category: 1

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 pm HST, 0900 UTC, the center of hurricane Ana was located near latitude 32.4 north, longitude 165.8 west. Ana is moving toward the northeast near 24 mph, 39 km/h. Ana is forecast to continue moving rapidly northeastward this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph, 120 km/h, with higher gusts. Some weakening is forecast Saturday and Saturday evening. Ana may transition to a strong extratropical low over the north Pacific ocean by late Saturday night or Sunday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles, 35 km, from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles, 185 km. As Ana continues moving northeastward, the radii of tropical storm force winds will likely expand this weekend, especially over the southeastern semicircle.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 987 mb, 29.15 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
Next complete advisory...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER HOUSTON