Hurricane Miriam Update, 30 August 2018


Accessed on 31 August 2018, 0707 UTC, Post #17548.

Source:

http://www.prh.noaa.gov/cphc/tcpages/archive

Please click link to read the latest forecast for Hurricane Miriam.

Comment:

Here’s the current forecast for Hurricane Miriam from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

WTPA33 PHFO 310240
TCPCP3
 
BULLETIN
Hurricane Miriam Advisory Number  20
NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI   EP152018
500 PM HST Thu Aug 30 2018
 
...MIRIAM HEADING NORTH TOWARD COOLER WATERS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.5N 141.6W
ABOUT 915 MI...1470 KM ESE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1115 MI...1795 KM ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM HST (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Miriam was located
near latitude 16.5 North, longitude 141.6 West. Miriam is moving
toward the north near 8 mph (13 km/h) and this general motion is
expected to continue through early Saturday, with a slight increase
in forward speed. A gradual turn toward the northwest is expected
later Saturday and Sunday.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some weakening is forecast during the next 24 hours, with
rapid weakening expected Saturday and Sunday. Miriam is expected to
become a post-tropical remnant low on Sunday.
 
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles
(150 km).
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 982 mb (29.00 inches).
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.
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