Skip Navigation Links
NOAA NOAA United States Department of Commerce

Hurricane LESTER Public Advisory


Home   Public Adv   Fcst Adv   Discussion   Wind Probs   Graphics   Archive  


000
WTPZ33 KNHC 281433
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
HURRICANE LESTER ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
800 AM PDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...LESTER CONTINUES WESTWARD ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...18.1N 123.7W
ABOUT 950 MI...1530 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
--------------------
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
At 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lester was located
near latitude 18.1 North, longitude 123.7 West. Lester is moving
toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected
to continue during the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 85 mph (140 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is forecast during the
next day or two.

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
----------------------
None


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Avila