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Hurricane JIMENA


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HURRICANE JIMENA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  18
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
0300 UTC WED SEP 02 2009
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM PUNTA ABREOJOS SOUTHWARD ON THE
WEST COAST...AND FROM MULEGE SOUTHWARD ON THE EAST COAST...
INCLUDING CABO SAN LUCAS.  A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 24
HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED
TO COMPLETION.

AT 8 PM EDT...0300 UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED
FOR THE BAJA PENINSULA NORTH OF PUNTA ABREOJOS ON THE WEST COAST
TO PUNTA EUGENIA...AND NORTH OF MULEGE ON THE EAST COAST TO BAHIA
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE IN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN
24 HOURS. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH ARE NOW IN
EFFECT FOR THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA NORTH OF PUNTA ABREOJOS ON
THE WEST COAST TO PUNTA EUGENIA...AND NORTH OF MULEGE ON THE EAST
COAST TO BAHIA SAN JUAN BAUTISTA.  
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST COAST OF MAINLAND
MEXICO FROM ALTATA TO BAHIA KINO. 
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA AND IN
NORTHWESTERN MAINLAND MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF JIMENA.
ADDITIONAL WATCHES AND WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA TONIGHT.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 23.2N 111.3W AT 02/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  10 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST OR 345 DEGREES AT  11 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  960 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT WITH GUSTS TO 120 KT.
64 KT....... 40NE  30SE  25SW  30NW.
50 KT....... 70NE  50SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT.......120NE 100SE 100SW 110NW.
12 FT SEAS..250NE 300SE 210SW 180NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 23.2N 111.3W AT 02/0300Z
AT 02/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 22.6N 111.1W
 
FORECAST VALID 02/1200Z 24.6N 112.0W
MAX WIND  90 KT...GUSTS 110 KT.
64 KT... 40NE  30SE  25SW  30NW.
50 KT... 70NE  50SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT...120NE 100SE 100SW 110NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 03/0000Z 26.2N 112.6W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
64 KT... 35NE  30SE  25SW  30NW.
50 KT... 60NE  50SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT...110NE 100SE 100SW 110NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 03/1200Z 27.3N 112.9W...INLAND
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  35SE  30SW  35NW.
34 KT...100NE  90SE  60SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 04/0000Z 28.0N 113.2W...INLAND
MAX WIND  40 KT...GUSTS  50 KT.
34 KT... 40NE  40SE   0SW   0NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 05/0000Z 28.5N 113.5W...INLAND
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 200 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 225 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 06/0000Z 29.5N 114.0W...REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 07/0000Z 30.0N 114.0W...REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 23.2N 111.3W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 02/0900Z
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN/AVILA
 
 
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