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----------1100 AM HST Sat Sep 29 2018
...WALAKA FORMS FAR SOUTH OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS AND IS MOVING AWAY TOWARD THE WEST...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...11.5N 159.1W ABOUT 785 MI...1260 KM ESE OF JOHNSTON ISLAND ABOUT 680 MI...1095 KM S OF HONOLULU HAWAII MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 265 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
Interests on Johnston Island should closely monitor the progress of Walaka, and a Hurricane Watch may be needed later today.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1100 AM HST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Walaka was located near latitude 11.5 North, longitude 159.1 West. Walaka is moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h). This motion is expected to continue through tomorrow, followed by a turn toward the northwest Sunday night and Monday and a turn toward the north early Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Steady strengthening is expected for the next two to three days.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 PM HST.
$$ Forecaster Wroe
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