8am Olivia Update

800 AM HST Wed Sep 12 2018

…CENTER OF OLIVIA JUST OFF THE NORTHERN COAST OF MAUI AND MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST…

LOCATION…21.1N 156.1W
ABOUT 25 MI…40 KM ENE OF KAHULUI HAWAII
ABOUT 115 MI…185 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH…75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 DEGREES AT 10 MPH…17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB…29.68 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

  • Oahu
  • Maui County…including the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and
    Kahoolawe

Interests in the Northwest Hawaiian Islands should monitor the
progress of Olivia.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere in the warning area.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by the National Weather Service office in
Honolulu Hawaii.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

At 800 AM HST (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Olivia was
located near latitude 21.1 North, longitude 156.1 West. Olivia is
moving toward the west near 10 mph (17 km/h). A turn toward the
west-southwest is expected today, with an increase in forward
speed. This general motion is then expected to continue the next
couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km)
from the center.

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