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Hurricane OLIVIA


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Hurricane Olivia Advisory Number  17
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172018
800 PM PDT Tue Sep 04 2018

...OLIVIA STILL INTENSIFYING...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.7N 120.1W
ABOUT 790 MI...1270 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 265 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Olivia was located
near latitude 16.7 North, longitude 120.1 West. Olivia is moving
toward the west near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this motion is expected
to continue through Wednesday.  A motion toward the west-northwest
is expected Wednesday night and Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 125 mph (205 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Olivia is a category 3 hurricane on the
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Some slow weakening is
forecast to begin on Wednesday and should continue for the next few
days.

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 955 mb (28.20 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 Blake

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