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Hurricane BLANCA


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BULLETIN
HURRICANE BLANCA ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP022015
1000 AM CDT THU JUN 04 2015

...A WEAKER BLANCA BEGINS TO DRIFT NORTHWESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.3N 105.1W
ABOUT 465 MI...750 KM S OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
ABOUT 795 MI...1285 KM SSE OF CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...960 MB...28.35 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 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Blanca was
located near latitude 12.3 North, longitude 105.1 West. Blanca is
moving toward the northwest near 3 mph (6 km/h), and this general
motion with an increase in forward speed is expected during the next
48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 110 mph (175 km/h)
with higher gusts.  However, Blanca is forecast to restrengthen
some during the next 48 hours.  An Air Force reconnaissance
aircraft will likely reach Blanca on Friday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 140 miles
(220 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 960 mb (28.35 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Blanca will likely affect 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 400 PM CDT.

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Forecaster Avila

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