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Hurricane OLIVIA


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Hurricane Olivia Advisory Number  31
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172018
200 AM PDT Sat Sep 08 2018

...OLIVIA MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE CENTRAL PACIFIC
BASIN...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.2N 136.6W
ABOUT 1200 MI...1930 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1370 MI...2205 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 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 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Olivia was located
near latitude 21.2 North, longitude 136.6 West. Olivia is moving
toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h).  A westward motion
is forecast to begin today and should continue over the next few
days. On the forecast track, Olivia will move into the Central
Pacific basin in the next 24 h.

Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher
gusts. Gradual weakening is predicted over the next day or so, but
Olivia is forecast to remain a hurricane during the next few days.

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 980 mb (28.94 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Brown

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