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Hurricane OLIVIA


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Hurricane Olivia Advisory Number  21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP172018
800 PM PDT Wed Sep 05 2018

...OLIVIA HEADING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN INTENSITY...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.7N 124.6W
ABOUT 1015 MI...1635 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...979 MB...28.91 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 eye of Hurricane Olivia was located
near latitude 17.7 North, longitude 124.6 West.  Olivia is moving
toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this motion
with some increase in forward speed is expected during the next
couple of days. A gradual turn toward the west is expected over the
weekend.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 100 mph (155 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some slight weakening is forecast 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 115 miles
(185 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 979 mb (28.91 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 Avila

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