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Tropical Storm Irwin Advisory Number  11
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP102017
800 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...IRWIN NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.2N 118.2W
ABOUT 760 MI...1220 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.33 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 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Irwin was
located near latitude 15.2 North, longitude 118.2 West. Irwin is
moving toward the west-northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h).  A slow
westward motion is expected through early Tuesday, followed by a
turn toward the west-southwest Tuesday night or Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is forecast, and Irwin
is expected to become a hurricane tonight or on Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 993 mb (29.33 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi