Hurricane Olivia Public Advisory Number 34, 08 September 2018


Accessed on 09 September 2018, 0600 UTC, Post #17606.

Source:

NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Comment:

Here’s the latest situation report for Hurricane Olivia, which could pass over the northern part of Hawaii Island Tuesday evening or early Wednesday morning.

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Hurricane Olivia Advisory Number  34
NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI   EP172018
500 PM HST Sat Sep 08 2018
 
...OLIVIA WELL EAST OF HAWAII AND MOVING TOWARD THE WEST...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.8N 140.8W
ABOUT 935 MI...1505 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1100 MI...1765 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 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 Hawaii should monitor the progress of Olivia this
weekend and use this time to enact your hurricane action plan.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM HST (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Olivia was located
near latitude 21.8 North, longitude 140.8 West. Olivia is moving
toward the west near 16 mph (26 km/h). This motion is expected to
continue with some slowing in forward speed through Monday. A turn
toward the west-southwest is expected by Tuesday. On the forecast
track, Olivia will be near the main Hawaiian Islands later Tuesday.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48
hours, with gradual weakening expected afterward. 
 
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles
(185 km).
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 985 mb (29.09 inches).
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM HST.
 
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Forecaster R Ballard
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