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WTPZ34 KNHC 280233
TCPEP4

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM ULIKA ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP192016
800 PM PDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...ULIKA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.3N 139.1W
ABOUT 1145 MI...1845 KM ESE OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ulika was
located near latitude 13.3 North, longitude 139.1 West.  Ulika is
moving toward the northeast near 7 mph (11 km/h).  A turn to the
north is expected on Wednesday, followed by a northwestward motion
on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph (100 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Some additional strengthening is forecast
during the next day or so, and Ulika could be near hurricane
strength by Wednesday.  Weakening is forecast to begin by Wednesday
night.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi