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HURRICANE FRANK ADVISORY NUMBER 23
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP072016
200 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016


...FRANK BEGINNING TO WEAKEN...



SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.5N 119.7W ABOUT 625 MI...1005 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB...29.09 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 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Frank was located near latitude 22.5 North, longitude 119.7 West. Frank is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this general motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected over the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Frank is likely to become a tropical storm later today.

Frank is a small tropical cyclone. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 985 mb (29.09 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Pasch



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