Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 26B

Issued: 900 PM HST SUN OCT 19 2014

Tropical storm Ana west-southwest of Kauai moving slowly westward

SUMMARY OF 900 PM HST...0700 UTC...INFORMATION

Location: 20.7N 161.9W
About 185 miles (300 km) WSW of Lihue Hawaii
About 260 miles (420 km) W of Honolulu Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 70 mph (110 km/h)
Present movement: W or 270 degrees at 9 mph (14 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 995 MB or 29.38 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR:

KAUAI COUNTY INCLUDING THE ISLANDS OF KAUAI AND NIIHAU

PORTIONS OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT, FROM
NIHOA TO FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS.

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR:

PORTIONS OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT, FROM
NIHOA TO MARO REEF.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA. FOR KAUAI COUNTY,
THESE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT 6 TO 12 HOURS. FOR
THE MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT, THESE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA, GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.


FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA, PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
HONOLULU HAWAII.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 900 pm HST, 0700 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 20.7 north, longitude 161.9 west. Ana is moving toward the west near 9 mph, 14 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue through Monday. A gradual turn to the northwest is expected Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph, 110 km/h, with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours, with Ana expected to remain a strong tropical storm through Tuesday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles, 165 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb, 29.38 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm conditions are expected over Kauai county, mainly Niihau, this evening, and over Nihoa tonight. Tropical storm conditions are expected over necker island, French Frigate Shoals, and tern island Monday night. Hurricane conditions are possible over French Frigate Shoals and tern island Monday night.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana will continue to impact most of the main Hawaiian islands tonight, and will reach the northwest Hawaiian islands tonight. Surf produced by these swells could potentially be damaging along exposed southern and southeastern shorelines of Kauai.

RAINFALL

Ana is expected to bring total rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches, with local amounts up to 8 inches, over Kauai and Niihau. Rainfall associated with Ana will continue to move over Oahu tonight. Rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches, with local amounts of 12 inches, are possible over the northwest Hawaiian islands along and near the track of the center of Ana.

NEXT ADVISORY
Next complete advisory...1100 PM HST.

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FORECASTER WROE