At 1100 AM HST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Madeline was
located near latitude 18.6 North, longitude 145.5 West. Madeline is
moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). A gradual
turn toward the west is expected by Tuesday, with little change in
Maximum sustained winds are near 115 mph (185 km/h) with higher
gusts. Madeline is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale. Little change in intensity is expected
through Tuesday, with weakening forecast thereafter.
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
The estimated minimum central pressure is 966 mb (28.53 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND: Winds to hurricane force are possible over Hawaii County on
SURF: Swells generated by Madeline are expected to reach the
Hawaiian Islands over the next couple of days, possibly becoming
damaging along some coastlines Wednesday and Thursday.
RAIN: Heavy rains associated with Madeline may reach Hawaii County
on Wednesday, and may impact other Hawaiian Islands Wednesday
night and Thursday.
Next intermediate advisory at 200 PM HST.
Next complete advisory at 500 PM HST.