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WTPZ33 KNHC 270849
TCPEP3

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HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
200 AM PDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...LESTER TURNING WESTWARD WHILE IT STRENGTHENS...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.9N 117.4W
ABOUT 595 MI...960 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 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 117.4 West. Lester is moving
toward the west near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this motion is expected
to continue with an increase in forward speed during the next couple
of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 85 mph (140 km/h)
with higher gusts.  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 978 mb (28.88 inches).


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


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Beven



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