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Hurricane IRWIN


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE IRWIN ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP112011
800 AM PDT FRI OCT 07 2011
 
...IRWIN STRENGTHENS SOME MORE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...13.9N 120.4W
ABOUT 925 MI...1490 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 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 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IRWIN WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 13.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 120.4 WEST. IRWIN IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H...AND A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTH WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED BY SATURDAY
FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE EAST ON SUNDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  IRWIN IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
FORECAST OVER THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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