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Hurricane OLIVIA


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Hurricane Olivia Advisory Number  19
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172018
800 AM PDT Wed Sep 05 2018

...OLIVIA WEAKENS TO A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.1N 122.3W
ABOUT 900 MI...1445 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...967 MB...28.56 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 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Olivia was located
near latitude 17.1 North, longitude 122.3 West.  Olivia is moving
toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this motion is expected
to continue today.  A turn toward the west-northwest is expected
tonight, followed by a gradual turn back toward the west over the
weekend.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 110 mph (175 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional slow weakening is expected during
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 967 mb (28.56 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Beven

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