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WTPZ33 KNHC 190230
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Tropical Storm Kiko Advisory Number  27
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132019
800 PM PDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...KIKO HEADING WEST ONCE AGAIN...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.8N 127.8W
ABOUT 1265 MI...2035 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 265 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 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 Tropical Storm Kiko was
located near latitude 15.8 North, longitude 127.8 West. Kiko is
moving toward the west near 6 mph (9 km/h). A westward track is
expected through this evening followed by a west-northwestward or
northwestward motion on Thursday and Friday. Kiko is then forecast
to turn westward yet again by Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Additional strengthening is anticipated, and Kiko
is expected to become a hurricane again on Thursday or Friday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb (29.47 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Zelinsky