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Hurricane HILARY


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
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HURRICANE HILARY ADVISORY NUMBER  25
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP092011
200 AM PDT TUE SEP 27 2011
 
...HILARY GRADUALLY WEAKENING...EXPECTED TO TURN TOWARD THE
WEST-NORTHWEST AND SLOW DOWN SOON...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...16.6N 115.7W
ABOUT 575 MI...925 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 265 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...961 MB...28.38 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE HILARY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 115.7 WEST. HILARY IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H. A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD
THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND THEN NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 12-24 HOURS...FOLLOWED BY A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTH BY LATE WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 115 MPH...185
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  HILARY IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON
THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON WIND SCALE.  A GRADUAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 120
MILES...195 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 961 MB...28.38 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY HILARY ARE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE
COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO AND SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA. THESE
SWELLS ARE LIKELY CAUSING LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT
CONDITIONS.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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