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Hurricane KENNETH Public Advisory Number 10

Issued at 700 PM PST MON NOV 21 2011

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WTPZ33 KNHC 220245
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE KENNETH ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132011
700 PM PST MON NOV 21 2011
 
...KENNETH STRENGTHENS TO A CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 700 PM PST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.0N 111.8W
ABOUT 695 MI...1120 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...973 MB...28.73 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 700 PM PST...0300 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE KENNETH WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 13.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 111.8 WEST.  KENNETH IS MOVING
TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION WITH A
SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
EARLY WEDNESDAY.  A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS ANTICIPATED
LATER ON WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 105 MPH...165 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  KENNETH IS A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO...AND KENNETH COULD BECOME A
MAJOR HURRICANE ON TUESDAY.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST ON
WEDNESDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140
MILES...220 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 973 MB...28.73 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...100 AM PST.
 
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FORECASTER BERG
 

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