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Hurricane IRWIN


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE IRWIN ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP112011
800 PM PDT FRI OCT 07 2011
 
...IRWIN MOVING SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...LITTLE CHANGE IN
STRENGTH DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...14.1N 121.3W
ABOUT 960 MI...1550 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 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 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IRWIN WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 14.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 121.3 WEST. IRWIN IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H.  A DRIFT TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF TONIGHT...WITH A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST EXPECTED ON SATURDAY.  A SLOW MOTION TOWARD THE
EAST-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  IRWIN IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  SOME SLOW STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
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.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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