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TROPICAL STORM LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  43
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   EP132016
1100 PM HST SAT SEP 03 2016
 
...TROPICAL STORM LESTER WEAKENING AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE MAIN
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...
...DANGEROUS SURF IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS THROUGH
TONIGHT...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.3N 158.0W
ABOUT 140 MI...220 KM N OF HONOLULU HAWAII
ABOUT 125 MI...205 KM NE OF LIHUE HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 PM HST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Lester was
located near latitude 23.3 North, longitude 158.0 West. Lester is
moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h), and this 
general motion is expected through tonight, followed by a gradual
turn toward the northwest from Sunday through Sunday night. The
forward motion is expected to slow slightly on Monday.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some additional weakening is expected through Monday.
 
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km)
from the center.
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb (29.47 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 through early
Sunday morning.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM HST.
 
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Forecaster Houston