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Hurricane SERGIO


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Hurricane Sergio Advisory Number  36
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP212018
200 AM PDT Mon Oct 08 2018

...SERGIO FORECAST TO TURN SHARPLY NORTHEASTWARD TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.2N 128.1W
ABOUT 1300 MI...2090 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...975 MB...28.80 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 center of Hurricane Sergio was located
near latitude 15.2 North, longitude 128.1 West. Sergio is moving
toward the northwest near 5 mph (7 km/h).  A turn to the northeast
is expected tonight, and that motion with an increase in forward
speed is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 90 mph (150 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Slow weakening is forecast during the next few days.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles
(260 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 975 mb (28.80 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Sergio will begin to affect much of the
Baja California Peninsula by Wednesday.  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 800 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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