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Hurricane Kenneth Advisory Number  13
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132017
800 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...KENNETH REMAINS A MAJOR HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.9N 130.9W
ABOUT 1400 MI...2255 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...957 MB...28.26 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 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Kenneth was
located near latitude 17.9 North, longitude 130.9 West.  Kenneth is
moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h).  A turn
toward the northwest is expected later today, followed by a
north-northwest motion by late Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Kenneth is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Steady weakening is forecast during the next
48 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles
(165 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 957 mb (28.26 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi