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WTPZ33 KNHC 280249
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
800 PM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...LESTER MOVING WESTWARD WITH 105-MPH WINDS...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.0N 120.8W
ABOUT 780 MI...1260 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 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lester was located
near latitude 18.0 North, longitude 120.8 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 are near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some 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 105 miles
(165 km).

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


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake



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