Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 29A

Issued: 200 PM HST MON OCT 20 2014

Ana slowly weakening west of the main Hawaiian islands

SUMMARY OF 200 PM HST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION

Location: 20.5N 164.0W
About 265 miles (425 km) SE of FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
About 320 miles (515 km) WSW of Lihue Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph (100 km/h)
Present movement: W or 270 degrees at 7 mph (11 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 996 MB or 29.41 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR:

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, IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE
NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA, IN THIS CASE WITHIN 36 TO 48 HOURS. A
HURRICANE WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATCH AREA
LATER TODAY.


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 200 pm HST, 0000 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 20.5 north, longitude 164.0 west. Ana is moving toward the west near 7 mph, 11 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue through this afternoon with a gradual turn to the northwest tonight and Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph, 100 km/h, with higher gusts. A slight weakening trend is expected over the next 24 hours followed by some slow strengthening in 48 hours.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 110 miles, 177 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb, 29.41 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm conditions are expected over necker island, French Frigate Shoals, and nearby waters late tonight or Tuesday. Hurricane conditions are possible over French Frigate Shoals, and nearby waters on Tuesday afternoon or Tuesday night.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana will build across the northwest Hawaiian islands through Tuesday. Surf produced by these swells will be dangerous along the southern and southeastern facing reefs of the northwest Hawaiian islands.

RAINFALL

Rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches, with local amounts of 12 inches, are possible over the northwest Hawaiian islands near the center of Ana.

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

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FORECASTER BURKE