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WTPZ33 KNHC 280841
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BULLETIN
HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
200 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...LESTER SLIGHTLY WEAKER...MOVING DUE WEST...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.9N 122.2W
ABOUT 865 MI...1395 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 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 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lester was located
near latitude 17.9 North, longitude 122.2 West. Lester is moving
toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this general motion is
expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 100 mph (155 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Little change in strength is expected today, but slow
weakening should begin by Monday.

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 978 mb (28.88 inches).


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


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Kimberlain



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