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Hurricane HILARY


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE HILARY ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP092011
200 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2011
 
...TINY HILARY CONTINUES AS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...16.9N 106.8W
ABOUT 220 MI...355 KM SW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...135 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...951 MB...28.08 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 EYE OF HURRICANE HILARY WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 16.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 106.8 WEST. HILARY IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H...AND A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST
OR WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED AT ABOUT THE SAME SPEED DURING THE
NEXT TWO DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 135 MPH...215 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  HILARY IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  THE CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN A MAJOR
HURRICANE DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85
MILES...140 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 951 MB...28.08 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY HILARY ARE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE
COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO. THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY CAUSING
LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER LANDSEA/STEWART
 
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