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WTPZ33 KNHC 270249
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HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
800 PM PDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...LESTER DEVELOPED AN EYE AND IS NOW A HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.9N 116.5W
ABOUT 550 MI...885 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 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 Lester was located
near latitude 17.9 North, longitude 116.5 West.  Lester is moving
toward the west near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this motion is expected to
continue for the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph (120 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Some additional strengthening is forecast during
the next 48 hours.

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 987 mb (29.15 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Avila