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WTPZ33 KNHC 251435
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HURRICANE GEORGETTE ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082016
800 AM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...MAJOR HURRICANE GEORGETTE BEGINNING TO WEAKEN...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.5N 127.3W
ABOUT 1185 MI...1910 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...961 MB...28.38 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 center of Hurricane Georgette was
located near latitude 17.5 North, longitude 127.3 West.  Georgette
is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h) and this motion
is expected to continue through Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 120 mph (195 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Georgette is a category 3 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Rapid weakening is forecast
during the next 48 hours, and Georgette is forecast to weaken to a
tropical storm by early Wednesday.

Georgette is a small hurricane.  Hurricane-force winds extend
outward up to 10 miles (20 km) from the center and tropical-storm-
force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 961 mb (28.38 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Brennan