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Hurricane FABIO Public Advisory Number 19

Issued at 800 AM PDT MON JUL 16 2012

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WTPZ31 KNHC 161433
TCPEP1
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE FABIO ADVISORY NUMBER  19
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP062012
800 AM PDT MON JUL 16 2012
 
...FABIO TURNS NORTHWESTWARD...EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL
STORM LATER TODAY...

 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.9N 119.9W
ABOUT 700 MI...1130 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...988 MB...29.18 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 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE FABIO WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 18.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 119.9 WEST. FABIO IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTH IS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH...120
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 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105
MILES...165 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 988 MB...29.18 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...200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BROWN
 

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