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Hurricane GILMA Public Advisory Number 9

Issued at 200 AM PDT THU AUG 09 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 090847
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE GILMA ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072012
200 AM PDT THU AUG 09 2012
 
...HURRICANE GILMA A LITTLE STRONGER...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.2N 118.6W
ABOUT 730 MI...1175 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 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 GILMA WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 118.6 WEST. GILMA IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED LATER
TODAY...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE THROUGH
SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GILMA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  A WEAKENING TREND IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FRIDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES...35 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70
MILES...110 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER ROBERTS
 

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