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WTPZ33 KNHC 160231
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
Hurricane Kiko Advisory Number  15
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP132019
800 PM PDT Sun Sep 15 2019

...COMPACT BUT POWERFUL KIKO MOVING SLOWLY OVER OPEN WATERS...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.2N 122.6W
ABOUT 910 MI...1470 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...954 MB...28.17 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 Hurricane Kiko was located
near latitude 17.2 North, longitude 122.6 West.  Kiko is moving
toward the west near 8 mph (13 km/h) and a slow westward to
west-southwestward motion is expected during the next couple of
days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Kiko is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Gradual weakening is forecast during the next
few days.

Kiko is a small tropical cyclone.  Hurricane-force winds extend
outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and
tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 954 mb (28.17 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 Cangialosi