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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132015
800 AM PDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...JIMENA CONTINUES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD FAR FROM LAND AS A
CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.2N 129.6W
ABOUT 1725 MI...2775 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...130 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...949 MB...28.03 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 Jimena was located
near latitude 14.2 North, longitude 129.6 West. Jimena is moving
toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h) and and this general
motion is expected to continue for the next day or so.  A decrease
in forward speed is forecast to begin by Monday night.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Jimena is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Little change in strength is forecast during
the next day or so, and 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 949 mb (28.03 inches).


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


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi


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