The storm was centered about 1,160 miles west of the Azores and was moving north near 16 mph.
"Very rough surf is expected to impact mostly south- and east-facing coastal areas of the Big Island", AccuWeather meteorologist Dan Kottlowski said. However, tropical-storm-force winds and pounding, unsafe surf are possible late Tuesday and Wednesday.
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The CSU has forecast nine more named storms before the season ends in November, with three expected to become hurricanes and one a major hurricane.
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On Monday, Hector's maximum sustained winds peaked at an estimated 155 miles per hour, just shy of Category 5 intensity, making it the strongest central Pacific hurricane since Ioke in 2006, according to Colorado State University tropical scientist Dr. Phil Klotzbach.
This will keep Hector's eyewall with its strongest winds and heaviest rain well south of the Big Island.
The active season in the Pacific contrasts to the relatively quiet season in the Atlantic.
The hurricane, which is still a category four storm, is expected to pass approximately 265 km south of Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday (local time). The storm should dissipate by Thursday night over the far northern Atlantic, posing no threat to land. Debby is the fourth named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. It was forecast to peak as a Category 3 hurricane before starting to weaken while staying to the west of the Baja California Peninsula during the week.