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Guillermo downgraded to a Tropical Depression, passing safely north of Hawaii

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UPDATED (11:13 p.m. on 8/6/2015)

As of 11 p.m. the downgraded Tropical Depression Guillermo was passing Hawaii Island, about 80 miles northeast of Honolulu, at near 14 mph. The Tropical Storm Watch was cancelled yesterday.

Guillermo currently has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.

A high surf advisory has been issued for the north and east shores of Hawaii Island due to surf generated by Guillermo. A Flood advisory is in effect until 11:45 p.m. tonight.

The following beach parks in East Hawaii are closed due to high surf:

  • Onekahakaha Beach Park
  • Kealoha Beach Park
  • Leleiwi Beach Park
  • Richardsons Beach Park

For a reminder of how to prepare during this hurricane system read these tips by HELCO or go to our ‘Be Prepared’ menu near the top of this page for hurricane information.


Hurricane/Tropical Storm Guillermo follows ‘hurricane alley’ across the Pacific on track towards Hawaii. August 3-6, 2015 UTC. Video of GOES-15 Satellite imagery via NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Full earth image taken at 2 a.m. HST Thursday, August 6, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Full earth image taken at 2 a.m. HST Thursday, August 6, 2015. Photo courtesy of NOAA-NASA GOES Project

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