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HURRICANE GEORGETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP082016
200 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016


...TINY GEORGETTE MAINTAINING ITS STRENGTH...
...FORECAST TO WEAKEN SOON...



SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.9N 126.8W ABOUT 1170 MI...1885 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...952 MB...28.12 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 Georgette was located near latitude 16.9 North, longitude 126.8 West. Georgette is moving toward the northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher gusts. Georgette is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Weakening is expected during the next 48 hours, and Georgette is likely to fall below hurricane strength on Wednesday.

Georgette is a small tropical cyclone. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 952 mb (28.12 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Kimberlain



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