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Hurricane GREG


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE GREG ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072011
200 PM PDT THU AUG 18 2011
 
...CENTER OF GREG PASSING BETWEEN SOCORRO ISLAND AND CLARION
ISLAND...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...18.8N 112.6W
ABOUT 335 MI...535 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE GREG WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 18.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.6 WEST. GREG IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
WEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GREG IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  THE CENTER OF GREG IS MOVING OVER COOLER
WATERS AND WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85
MILES...140 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN/WROE
 
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