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Hurricane MARIE


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HURRICANE MARIE ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132014
200 AM PDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...MARIE RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES...
...NOW A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...16.1N 109.9W
ABOUT 420 MI...675 KM WSW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
ABOUT 470 MI...755 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...135 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...944 MB...27.88 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 MARIE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 16.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 109.9 WEST. MARIE IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/H.  A WEST-NORTHWEST
TO NORTHWEST MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE
INCREASED TO NEAR 135 MPH...215 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  MARIE IS
A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND
SCALE.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
SO.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 255
MILES...405 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 944 MB...27.88 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY MARIE ARE AFFECTING THE SOUTHWESTERN
COAST OF MEXICO.  THESE SWELLS WILL SPREAD NORTHWESTWARD ALONG
THE WEST COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA AND THE SOUTHERN
GULF OF CALIFORNIA DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...AND ARE
LIKELY TO CAUSE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP
CURRENT CONDITIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION...PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS
FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.

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FORECASTER CANGIALOSI

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