Pacific Hurricane: Fernanda Expected To Weaken Moving West

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The Atlantic basin is quiet for now, but not the Pacific. We just had Hurricane Eugene, now it’s Fernanda’s turn. The system is now a major hurricane, but thankfully is over 1500 miles east of the Hawaiian Islands Monday morning.

Fernanda Track

The official track takes the center west-northwest with a gradual decrease in strength and Fernanda is expected to downgraded to a tropical storm later this week. Right now looks like rough surf is the only concern for the big island.

Fernanda Track

 

 

 

 

Later this week as the system continues westward, waves could get a little choppy for the big island. The green by Tuesday indicates seas running 10′-12′.

Higher swells late Tuesday