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Hurricane FABIO Public Advisory Number 18

Issued at 200 AM PDT MON JUL 16 2012

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WTPZ31 KNHC 160832
TCPEP1
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE FABIO ADVISORY NUMBER  18
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP062012
200 AM PDT MON JUL 16 2012
 
...FABIO WEAKENING...LIKELY TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER
TODAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.3N 119.5W
ABOUT 695 MI...1120 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FABIO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 18.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 119.5 WEST.  FABIO IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTH ON TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 80 MPH...130
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  FABIO IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  CONTINUED WEAKENING IS
FORECAST...AND FABIO IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER
TODAY...AND A TROPICAL DEPRESSION ON TUESDAY AS IT MOVES OVER MUCH
COOLER WATERS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY FABIO ARE SPREADING NORTHWARD ALONG THE
WEST COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA...AND ARE EXPECTED TO
REACH THE EXTREME SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST BY TONIGHT.  THESE
SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE DANGEROUS SURF AND RIP CURRENT
CONDITIONS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR
LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER PASCH
 

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