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WTPZ33 KNHC 282032
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
200 PM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...LESTER CONTINUES WESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.8N 124.7W
ABOUT 1020 MI...1640 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...979 MB...28.91 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 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lester was located
near latitude 17.8 North, longitude 124.7 West. Lester is moving
toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected
to continue during the next two days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher
gusts.  No significant change in strength 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 105 miles
(165 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 979 mb (28.91 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Avila