517  
WTPZ25 KNHC 060232  
TCMEP5  
 
HURRICANE HECTOR FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 23  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP102018  
0300 UTC MON AUG 06 2018  
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.  
 
INTERESTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF  
HECTOR.  
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 14.7N 139.2W AT 06/0300Z  
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 15 NM  
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 280 DEGREES AT 12 KT  
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 947 MB  
EYE DIAMETER 15 NM  
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT WITH GUSTS TO 145 KT.  
64 KT....... 25NE 20SE 15SW 20NW.  
50 KT....... 50NE 40SE 30SW 40NW.  
34 KT....... 90NE 70SE 60SW 80NW.  
12 FT SEAS..180NE 150SE 150SW 180NW.  
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT. RADII IN NAUTICAL  
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.  
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 14.7N 139.2W AT 06/0300Z  
AT 06/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 14.5N 138.6W  
 
FORECAST VALID 06/1200Z 15.1N 141.1W  
MAX WIND 120 KT...GUSTS 145 KT.  
64 KT... 25NE 20SE 15SW 20NW.  
50 KT... 50NE 40SE 30SW 40NW.  
34 KT... 90NE 70SE 60SW 80NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 07/0000Z 15.8N 144.1W  
MAX WIND 115 KT...GUSTS 140 KT.  
64 KT... 25NE 20SE 15SW 20NW.  
50 KT... 50NE 40SE 30SW 40NW.  
34 KT... 90NE 70SE 60SW 80NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 07/1200Z 16.2N 147.0W  
MAX WIND 105 KT...GUSTS 130 KT.  
64 KT... 25NE 20SE 15SW 20NW.  
50 KT... 50NE 40SE 30SW 40NW.  
34 KT... 90NE 70SE 60SW 80NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 08/0000Z 16.6N 150.3W  
MAX WIND 95 KT...GUSTS 115 KT.  
64 KT... 25NE 20SE 15SW 20NW.  
50 KT... 50NE 40SE 30SW 40NW.  
34 KT... 90NE 70SE 60SW 80NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 09/0000Z 17.0N 156.5W  
MAX WIND 90 KT...GUSTS 110 KT.  
50 KT... 50NE 40SE 30SW 40NW.  
34 KT... 90NE 70SE 60SW 80NW.  
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 100 NM  
ON DAY 4 AND 150 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 15 KT EACH DAY  
 
OUTLOOK VALID 10/0000Z 17.0N 162.5W  
MAX WIND 85 KT...GUSTS 105 KT.  
 
OUTLOOK VALID 11/0000Z 17.5N 168.0W  
MAX WIND 85 KT...GUSTS 105 KT.  
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 14.7N 139.2W  
 
THIS IS THE LAST FORECAST/ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE  
CENTER ON HECTOR. FUTURE INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND IN  
FORECAST/ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER  
BEGINNING AT 0900 UTC...UNDER AWIPS HEADER HFOTCMCP1...WMO HEADER  
WTPA21 PHFO.  
 

 
FORECASTER BEVEN  
 
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