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Hurricane IRWIN


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE IRWIN ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP112011
200 AM PDT SAT OCT 08 2011
 
...IRWIN MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWESTWARD...EXPECTED TO TURN NORTHWARD
SOON...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...14.4N 121.1W
ABOUT 940 MI...1510 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 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 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IRWIN WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 14.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 121.1 WEST.  IRWIN IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H.  A SLOW TURN TOWARD THE
NORTH AND NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A
SLIGHTLY FASTER EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TO EASTWARD MOTION 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.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 48 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...800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG
 
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