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Hurricane MARIE


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HURRICANE MARIE ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132014
200 AM PDT MON AUG 25 2014

...CATEGORY 4 MARIE BRINGING LARGE SWELLS TO SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO
AND THE BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...17.3N 113.9W
ABOUT 215 MI...350 KM WSW OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 465 MI...750 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...145 MPH...230 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...932 MB...27.53 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 17.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 113.9 WEST. MARIE IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION
WITH A SLIGHT INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 145 MPH...230 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  MARIE IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY...BUT A GENERAL WEAKENING TREND SHOULD COMMENCE TONIGHT.
MARIE IS FORECAST TO FALL BELOW MAJOR HURRICANE STRENGTH BY LATE
TUESDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 310
MILES...500 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 932 MB...27.53 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY MARIE ARE AFFECTING THE SOUTHWESTERN
COAST OF MEXICO...THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA
PENINSULA...AND THE SOUTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA.  THESE SWELLS WILL
SPREAD NORTHWESTWARD ALONG THE WEST COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA
PENINSULA TODAY...AND WILL REACH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BY TUESDAY.
THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP
CURRENT CONDITIONS...AS WELL AS MINOR COASTAL FLOODING. FOR MORE
INFORMATION...PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
OFFICE.


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

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FORECASTER CANGIALOSI

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