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HURRICANE GEORGETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 12
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP082016
800 AM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016


...GEORGETTE CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...



SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.1N 124.6W ABOUT 1100 MI...1770 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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 Georgette was located near latitude 15.1 North, longitude 124.6 West. Georgette is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue today. A turn toward the northwest and a decrease in forward speed is forecast tonight.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is possible today, with slow weakening forecast to begin on Monday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 984 mb (29.06 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Brennan



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