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Hurricane MIRIAM Public Advisory Number 14

Issued at 200 AM PDT TUE SEP 25 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 250826
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
HURRICANE MIRIAM ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132012
200 AM PDT TUE SEP 25 2012
 
...MIRIAM STILL A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.7N 114.3W
ABOUT 35 MI...60 KM NE OF CLARION ISLAND
ABOUT 405 MI...655 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...968 MB...28.59 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 MIRIAM WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 114.3 WEST. MIRIAM IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H.  A GRADUAL TURN TO
THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TO
THE NORTH ON WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 105 MPH...165 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  MIRIAM IS A CATEGORY TWO HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115
MILES...185 KM. REPORTS MORE THAN 3 HOURS AGO INDICATE WIND GUSTS
WELL ABOVE HURRICANE FORCE HAD BEEN OCCURRING ON CLARION ISLAND.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 968 MB...28.59 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY MIRIAM WILL AFFECT THE SOUTH AND WEST
COASTS OF THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL BAJA PENINSULA DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS. THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING
SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS. 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 STEWART
 

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