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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132015
200 AM PDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...JIMENA REMAINS A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE OVER OPEN WATERS...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.7N 128.4W
ABOUT 1365 MI...2200 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...947 MB...27.97 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 eye of Hurricane Jimena was located
near latitude 13.7 North, longitude 128.4 West. Jimena is moving
toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h) and this general
motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 130 mph (215 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Jimena is a category 4 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Fluctuations in intensity are
possible during the next day or so, but Jimena is expected to remain
a major hurricane through Monday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles
(205 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 947 mb (27.97 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake


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