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Hurricane Irwin Advisory Number  12
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP102017
200 AM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...IRWIN BECOMES A HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.5N 118.7W
ABOUT 770 MI...1235 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB...29.27 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 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Irwin was located
near latitude 15.5 North, longitude 118.7 West.  Irwin is moving
toward the west-northwest near 5 mph (7 km/h).  A turn toward the
west is expected later today, with a motion toward the
west-southwest expected on Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph (120 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is expected today and
tonight, with weakening expected on Wednesday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles
(130 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 991 mb (29.27 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Beven


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