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HURRICANE ANDRES ADVISORY NUMBER 8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP012015
800 PM PDT FRI MAY 29 2015


...ANDRES CONTINUING TO GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN WHILE TURNING NORTHWESTWARD...



SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.4N 115.2W ABOUT 740 MI...1195 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...983 MB...29.03 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 center of Hurricane Andres was located near latitude 13.4 North, longitude 115.2 West. Andres is moving toward the northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours. A turn toward the west-northwest is forecast on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 24 hours, followed by gradual weakening by Sunday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 983 mb (29.03 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Kimberlain

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