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HURRICANE KARINA ADVISORY NUMBER  40
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP112014
200 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...KARINA BECOMES A HURRICANE AGAIN...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.5N 135.2W
ABOUT 1340 MI...2155 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1725 MI...2775 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB...29.21 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 CENTER OF HURRICANE KARINA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 135.2 WEST. KARINA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD
THE EAST-NORTHEAST WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. KARINA IS FORECAST TO MAINTAIN HURRICANE STRENGTH DURING THE
NEXT 12 HOURS OR SO...ALTHOUGH SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE
POSSIBLE. KARINA IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM ON
SATURDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 10 MILES...20 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70
MILES...110 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.21 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.

$$
FORECASTER ROBERTS



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