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Hurricane BLANCA


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HURRICANE BLANCA ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP022015
400 PM CDT WED JUN 03 2015

...BLANCA BARELY MOVING...


SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.3N 104.7W
ABOUT 465 MI...745 KM S OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
ABOUT 810 MI...1300 KM SSE OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH...220 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...945 MB...27.91 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests along the west-central coast of mainland Mexico should
monitor the progress of Blanca.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Blanca was located
near latitude 12.3 North, longitude 104.7 West. Blanca has remained
nearly stationary, but the hurricane should begin to move toward the
north-northwest with an increase in forward speed on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 140 mph (220 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Blanca is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Some additional strengthening is forecast
during the next 24 hours with little change thereafter.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 90 miles
(150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 945 mb (27.91 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Blanca will begin affecting portions of
the coast of southwestern Mexico during the next couple of days.
These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions.  Please consult products from your local weather
office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1000 PM CDT.

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Forecaster Avila

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