Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 37A

Issued: 200 PM HST WED OCT 22 2014

Ana passing by French Frigate Shoals and moving slowly to the north-northwest toward gardner pinnacles

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

Location: 24.2N 167.7W
About 90 miles (145 km) W of FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
About 190 miles (305 km) ESE of MARO REEF
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph (65 km/h)
Present movement: NNW or 335 degrees at 10 mph (17 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.


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 24.2 north, longitude 167.7 west. Ana is moving toward the north-northwest near 10 mph, 17 km/h. This general motion is expected to continue through Friday morning. Along the forecast track, the center of Ana will continue to pass west of French Frigate Shoals and tern island today, near gardner pinnacles tonight, then to the east of maro reef on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual intensification is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 150 miles, 240 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 into the afternoon and over gardner pinnacles, and nearby waters through tonight.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana will continue across the northwest Hawaiian islands through tonight. Surf produced by these swells will be dangerous along reefs.

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...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER WROE