Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 34A

Issued: 800 PM HST TUE OCT 21 2014

Ana moving toward the northwest Hawaiian islands

SUMMARY OF 800 PM HST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION

Location: 22.1N 166.8W
About 120 miles (195 km) S of FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
About 480 miles (770 km) W of Lihue Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph (65 km/h)
Present movement: NW or 315 degrees at 9 mph (15 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 1005 MB or 29.68 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 LISIANSKI.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS, IN
THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 36 HOURS.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 800 pm HST, 0600 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 22.1 north, longitude 166.8 west. Ana is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph, 15 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue through Wednesday, then gradually become more northerly through Thursday evening.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast through Thursday evening.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 125 miles, 205 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb, 29.68 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm conditions are expected over French Frigate Shoals, necker island and gardner pinnacles, and nearby waters, tonight and Wednesday.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana will build across the northwest Hawaiian islands tonight and Wednesday. 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 are possible over the northwest Hawaiian islands near the center of Ana.

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

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FORECASTER POWELL