Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook for October 2nd, 2020

The HIRSC Weather Team continues to monitor Tropical Cyclone Marie (currently a Category 4 Hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph and moving to the west-northwest at 15 MPH) in the East Pacific Region and located 2,075 miles East-Southeast of Hilo, Hawaii Island.


(See post for further details on Tropical Cyclone Marie)

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The HIRSC Weather team is monitoring Tropical Cyclone Marie, currently, a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 MPH and moving to the West at 15 MPH and located approximately 2,075 miles East-Southeast of Hilo, Hawaii Island. Tropical Cyclone Marie will continue to maintain its strength as a Major Hurricane through Saturday evening and slow weakening trend starting late Saturday evening into Sunday morning.


Based on the latest weather models and graphics released, no major weather effects related to Tropical Cyclone Marie are expected for Hawaii Island based on the latest track released by the NHC and European Weather Centers.


Related to the forecast track for Tropical Cyclone Marie, preliminary weather models and also outlook shows a hybrid trade wind, and land/sea breeze pattern is expected for the state in the middle of next week as Marie continues to move up to the North away from the state, bringing the possibility of more hot and humid weather.


We will have a better idea of the weather forecast by the beginning of next week and will provide an update when the forecast outlook for the new work week is released.

Forecast Update on Tropical Cyclone Marie from the National Hurricane Center (NHC):


Hurricane Marie Advisory Number  13
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP182020
200 AM PDT Fri Oct 02 2020

...MARIE NOW A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.2N 123.2W
ABOUT 980 MI...1580 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...947 MB...27.97 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Marie was located
near latitude 16.2 North, longitude 123.2 West. Marie is moving
toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h).  A motion toward
the west-northwest or northwest with a gradual decrease in
forward speed is expected during the next several days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 130 mph (215 km/h) 
with higher gusts.  Marie is a category 4 hurricane on the 
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Additional strengthening is 
expected today, with weakening forecast to begin on Saturday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles
(205 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 947 mb (27.97 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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