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----------500 PM HST Fri Oct 05 2018
...WALAKA CONTINUES TO WEAKEN FAR NORTHWEST OF HAWAII...
 SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...32.9N 166.6W ABOUT 620 MI...1000 KM N OF FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS ABOUT 960 MI...1550 KM NNW OF HONOLULU HAWAII MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB...29.42 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 500 PM HST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Walaka was located near latitude 32.9 North, longitude 166.6 West. Walaka is moving toward the northeast near 14 mph (22 km/h). An acceleration in forward speed is expected through Sunday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Walaka is expected to begin extratropical transition on Saturday before dissipating Sunday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb (29.42 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 PM HST.
$$ Forecaster Powell
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