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Post-tropical Cyclone Darby at 17.7°N - 157.5°W

Last observation: 17 Jul 2022 - 10:51 UTC

North Pacific Ocean

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9 Jul 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

Approximately 300 miles from Hawaii


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NHC Storm Description:

17 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...DARBY NO LONGER A TROPICAL CYCLONE... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY... As of 5:00 PM HST Sat Jul 16 the center of Darby was located near 17.7, -157.5 with movement W at 22 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

16 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...DARBY WEAKENING AS IT PASSES SOUTH OF THE BIG ISLAND... As of 11:00 AM HST Sat Jul 16 the center of Darby was located near 17.7, -155.5 with movement W at 22 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

16 Jul 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...DARBY REMAINS A WEAK TROPICAL STORM SOUTHEAST OF HAWAII... As of 5:00 AM HST Sat Jul 16 the center of Darby was located near 17.5, -153.3 with movement W at 22 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

16 Jul 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...DARBY REMAINS A WEAK TROPICAL STORM EAST-SOUTHEAST OF HAWAII... As of 11:00 PM HST Fri Jul 15 the center of Darby was located near 17.4, -151.2 with movement W at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

16 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...WEAKENING DARBY EAST-SOUTHEAST OF HAWAII CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE WEST... ...EXPECTED TO BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND ELEVATED SURF TO THE BIG ISLAND THIS WEEKEND... As of 5:00 PM HST Fri Jul 15 the center of Darby was located near 17.7, -149.4 with movement W at 20 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

15 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...WEST-MOVING DARBY CONTINUES TO WEAKEN EAST-SOUTHEAST OF HAWAII... As of 11:00 AM HST Fri Jul 15 the center of Darby was located near 17.6, -147.7 with movement W at 20 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

15 Jul 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...DARBY WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM WELL EAST OF HAWAII... As of 5:00 AM HST Fri Jul 15 the center of Darby was located near 17.5, -146.1 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

15 Jul 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...HURRICANE DARBY WEAKENS FURTHER AND BARELY HOLDING ON TO HURRICANE STATUS... As of 11:00 PM HST Thu Jul 14 the center of Darby was located near 17.5, -144.8 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

15 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...WEAKENING HURRICANE DARBY MOVING WESTWARD FAR EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS... As of 5:00 PM HST Thu Jul 14 the center of Darby was located near 17.5, -143.4 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 983 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

14 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...HURRICANE DARBY SLOWLY WEAKENING FAR EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS WITH MORE RAPID WEAKENING EXPECTED SOON... As of 11:00 AM HST Thu Jul 14 the center of Darby was located near 17.0, -142.1 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 980 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

14 Jul 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...DARBY ENTERS THE CENTRAL PACIFIC... ...RAPID WEAKENING ANTICIPATED SOON... As of 5:00 AM HST Thu Jul 14 the center of Darby was located near 16.6, -140.9 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

14 Jul 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...DARBY ENTERING THE CENTRAL PACIFIC AS A HURRICANE... ...RAPID WEAKENING ANTICIPATED SOON... As of 11:00 PM HST Wed Jul 13 the center of Darby was located near 16.2, -139.5 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

14 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...DARBY BECOMES A MAJOR HURRICANE AGAIN... ...HURRICANE STILL FORECAST TO WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS... As of 5:00 PM HST Wed Jul 13 the center of Darby was located near 15.9, -138.5 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

13 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...DARBY RE-INTENSIFIES A LITTLE MORE... ...HURRICANE STILL FORECAST TO WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS... As of 11:00 AM HST Wed Jul 13 the center of Darby was located near 15.4, -136.7 with movement WNW at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

13 Jul 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...EYE OF DARBY MAKES A SURPRISE REAPPEARANCE... ...HURRICANE STILL FORECAST TO WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS... As of 5:00 AM HST Wed Jul 13 the center of Darby was located near 15.0, -135.4 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

13 Jul 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...DARBY CONTINUES TO SLOWLY WEAKEN... As of 11:00 PM HST Tue Jul 12 the center of Darby was located near 14.7, -133.9 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 978 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

13 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...DARBY WEAKENS WHILE CONTINUING WESTWARD... As of 5:00 PM HST Tue Jul 12 the center of Darby was located near 14.6, -132.7 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 972 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

12 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...DARBY FORECAST TO STEADILY WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS... As of 11:00 AM HST Tue Jul 12 the center of Darby was located near 14.6, -131.2 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 966 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

12 Jul 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...DARBY A BIT WEAKER BUT STILL A MAJOR HURRICANE... As of 5:00 AM HST Tue Jul 12 the center of Darby was located near 14.7, -129.7 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 959 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 125 mph.

12 Jul 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...DARBY MAINTAINING MAJOR HURRICANE STATUS... As of 11:00 PM HST Mon Jul 11 the center of Darby was located near 14.7, -128.1 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 954 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 140 mph.

12 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...DARBY REMAINS A POWERFUL CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE... As of 5:00 PM HST Mon Jul 11 the center of Darby was located near 14.9, -126.6 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 954 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 140 mph.

11 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...DARBY STILL SMALL BUT NOW A MIGHTY CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE... As of 11:00 AM HST Mon Jul 11 the center of Darby was located near 14.7, -125.0 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 954 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 140 mph.

11 Jul 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...DARBY STILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING WITH 125 MPH WINDS... As of 5:00 AM HST Mon Jul 11 the center of Darby was located near 14.6, -123.4 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 965 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 125 mph.

11 Jul 2022 - 13:15 UTC ...DARBY STRENGTHENS INTO A MAJOR HURRICANE... As of 03:15 AM HST Mon Jul 11 the center of Darby was located near 14.6, -123.0 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 120 mph.

11 Jul 2022 - 10:00 UTC ...DARBY RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES... As of 12:00 AM HST Mon Jul 11 the center of Darby was located near 14.5, -122.2 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 975 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

11 Jul 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...DARBY CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN... As of 11:00 PM HST Sun Jul 10 the center of Darby was located near 14.5, -121.9 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 988 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

11 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...DARBY STRENGTHENS INTO A HURRICANE... As of 5:00 PM HST Sun Jul 10 the center of Darby was located near 14.6, -120.6 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

10 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...SMALL DARBY FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY MONDAY... As of 11:00 AM HST Sun Jul 10 the center of Darby was located near 14.4, -119.1 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

10 Jul 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...DARBY STRENGTHENS WHILE MOVING WESTWARD... As of 5:00 AM HST Sun Jul 10 the center of Darby was located near 14.3, -117.6 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

10 Jul 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...DARBY CONTINUES WESTWARD... As of 2:00 AM PDT Sun Jul 10 the center of Darby was located near 14.3, -116.0 with movement W at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

10 Jul 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...DARBY EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY MONDAY... As of 9:00 PM MDT Sat Jul 9 the center of Darby was located near 14.3, -114.9 with movement W at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

9 Jul 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...NEW TROPICAL STORM FORMS WELL OFFSHORE OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO... ...COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY MONDAY... As of 3:00 PM MDT Sat Jul 9 the center of Darby was located near 14.3, -113.5 with movement W at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

Post-tropical Cyclone Darby at 17.7°N - 157.5°W

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