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HURRICANE GEORGETTE ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082016
800 PM PDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...GEORGETTE RAPIDLY STRENGTHENS TO A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.3N 126.1W
ABOUT 1145 MI...1845 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 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 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Georgette was
located near latitude 16.3 North, longitude 126.1 West. Georgette is
moving toward the northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). This heading with
a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of
days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 130 mph (215 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Georgette is a category 4 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Little change in intensity is
expected tonight, but weakening is forecast to commence on Monday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles
(130 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 200 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi