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HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  41
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   EP132016
1100 AM HST SAT SEP 03 2016
 
...HURRICANE LESTER WEAKENING AND MOVING WEST NORTHWESTWARD...
...DANGEROUS SURF IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THROUGH
THIS WEEKEND...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.4N 155.4W
ABOUT 185 MI...300 KM N OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 175 MI...285 KM ENE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB...29.09 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 
Interests in the Hawaiian Islands should continue to monitor the
progress of Lester.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM HST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lester was
located near latitude 22.4 North, longitude 155.4 West. Lester is
moving toward the west-northwest near 17 mph (28 km/h) and this
motion is expected to continue through Monday morning.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some weakening is forecast through Monday morning.
 
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles
(205 km).
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 985 mb (29.09 inches).
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Swells generated by Lester will cause large and dangerous surf
across exposed shorelines of the Hawaiian Islands this weekend.
 
RAIN: Locally heavy showers or thunderstorms are possible this
weekend as Lester passes north of the Hawaiian Islands.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM HST.
 
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Forecaster Powell