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HURRICANE CRISTINA ADVISORY NUMBER  19
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP032014
800 PM PDT FRI JUN 13 2014

...EYE OF HURRICANE CRISTINA VERY NEAR SOCORRO ISLAND...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.9N 110.7W
ABOUT 20 MI...35 KM ENE OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 280 MI...450 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE CRISTINA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.7 WEST. CRISTINA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.  A SLOWER WEST-
NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS FORECAST LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS...AND CRISTINA SHOULD WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM LATER ON
SATURDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90
MILES...150 KM.  EARLIER THIS EVENING...AN AUTOMATED MEXICAN NAVAL
AIR STATION ON SOCORRO ISLAND REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 49 MPH...
78 KM/H...WITH A GUST TO 81 MPH...131 KM/H...AS THE SOUTHWESTERN
EYEWALL OF THE HURRICANE WAS APPROACHING.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 978 MB...28.88 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY CRISTINA ARE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE
SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO BUT SHOULD BEGIN TO SUBSIDE ON
SATURDAY. SWELLS SHOULD BEGIN TO AFFECT THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF
THE BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR PENINSULA TONIGHT BUT GRADUALLY DECREASE
ON SUNDAY.  PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.

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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN

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