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Hurricane FERNANDA (Text)


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Hurricane Fernanda Advisory Number  23
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP062017
800 AM PDT Mon Jul 17 2017

...FERNANDA CONTINUES AS A MAJOR HURRICANE WELL OFFSHORE OF
MEXICO...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.7N 130.9W
ABOUT 1515 MI...2435 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
ABOUT 1650 MI...2660 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...954 MB...28.17 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 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Fernanda was
located near latitude 13.7 North, longitude 130.9 West. Fernanda is
moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). The
hurricane is expected to move toward the west-northwest or northwest
at about the same rate of speed for the next two days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Fernanda is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Steady weakening is forecast during the next
48 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles
(185 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 954 mb (28.17 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Landsea

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