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HURRICANE IGNACIO ADVISORY NUMBER 11
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP122015
800 AM PDT THU AUG 27 2015


...IGNACIO STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE...
...EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL PACIFIC BASIN LATER TODAY...



SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.9N 139.5W ABOUT 1135 MI...1825 KM ESE OF HILO HAWAII MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 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 center of Hurricane Ignacio was located near latitude 12.9 North, longitude 139.5 West. Ignacio is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Ignacio could become a major hurricane on Friday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 982 mb (29.00 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on this system. Future information on this system can be found in Public Advisories issued by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center beginning at 2 PM PDT (11 AM HST), under AWIPS header TCPPA3, WMO header WTPA33 PHFO, and on the web at http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/cphc.

$$ Forecaster Beven

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