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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER 13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP132015
200 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015


...JIMENA TURNS WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
...STILL A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE...



SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.8N 126.4W ABOUT 1285 MI...2070 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH...220 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...945 MB...27.91 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 200 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Jimena was located near latitude 12.8 North, longitude 126.4 West. Jimena is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this general motion at a faster forward speed is expected through Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 140 mph (220 km/h) with higher gusts. Jimena is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Fluctuations in intensity are likely during the next 48 hours, but Jimena is expected to remain a major hurricane through Monday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 125 miles (205 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 945 mb (27.91 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Berg

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