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Hurricane SERGIO


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Hurricane Sergio Advisory Number  28
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP212018
200 AM PDT Sat Oct 06 2018

...SERGIO SIDEWINDING OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.9N 123.5W
ABOUT 1045 MI...1680 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SW OR 235 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...951 MB...28.09 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 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Sergio was located
near latitude 14.9 North, longitude 123.5 West.  Sergio is moving
toward the southwest near 8 mph (13 km/h).  The hurricane is
forecast to slow down and make a sharp northeastward turn over the
weekend into early next week.

Maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Sergio is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Slow weakening is forecast during the next
several days, but Sergio is expected to remain a hurricane through
the first half of next week.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 185
miles (295 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 951 mb (28.09 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Berg

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