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----------1100 PM HST Sat Aug 11 2018
...HECTOR WEAKENS AS IT CONTINUES MOVING NORTHWEST ACROSS THE CENTRAL PACIFIC...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...22.1N 172.9W ABOUT 505 MI...815 KM SE OF MIDWAY ISLAND ABOUT 285 MI...460 KM SSE OF LISIANSKI ISLAND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...976 MB...28.82 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: None.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for... * Kure Atoll and Midway Atoll and waters between Midway Atoll and Pearl and Hermes Atoll. * Portions of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument from Lisianski Island to Pearl and Hermes Atoll.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible across the watch area within 48 hours.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by the National Weather Service office in Honolulu Hawaii.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1100 PM HST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Hector was located near latitude 22.1 North, longitude 172.9 West. Hector is moving toward the northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h). This general motion is expected to continue tonight and Sunday, followed by a turn toward the west-northwest Sunday night through Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher gusts. Fairly rapid weakening is expected tonight and Sunday, followed by little change in intensity Sunday night through Tuesday.
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 976 mb (28.82 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- SURF:  Hector is producing swell that will affect portions of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands over the next couple of days. The large southeast seas and swells will peak between Maro Reef and Lisianski Island tonight and Sunday, and across Pearl and Hermes, Midway Atoll and Kure Atoll late Sunday into Monday.
WIND:  Tropical Storm conditions are possible across Lisianski Island and Pearl and Hermes Atoll on Sunday. Tropical Storm conditions are possible across Kure Atoll and Midway Atoll on Monday.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next intermediate advisory at 200 AM HST. Next complete advisory at 500 AM HST.
$$ Forecaster Jelsema
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