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WTPZ33 KNHC 272035
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER 13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP132016
200 PM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016


...LESTER STRENGTHENS SOME MORE WHILE MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE WEST...



SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.9N 119.6W ABOUT 715 MI...1150 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...973 MB...28.74 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 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Lester was located near latitude 17.9 North, longitude 119.6 West. Lester is moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion with some additional increase in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is possible during the next 24 hours, followed by slow weakening after that time.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 973 mb (28.74 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

$$ Forecaster Kimberlain



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