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----------300 PM MDT Thu Jun 07 2018
...ALETTA BECOMES THE FIRST HURRICANE OF THE EAST PACIFIC SEASON...
 SUMMARY OF 300 PM MDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.3N 110.0W ABOUT 455 MI...730 KM WSW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 300 PM MDT (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Aletta was located near latitude 15.3 North, longitude 110.0 West.  Aletta is moving toward the west-northwest near 6 mph (9 km/h), and a turn toward the northwest is expected in 2 to 3 days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts.  Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next day or two, but a weakening trend is forecast to begin on Saturday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 987 mb (29.15 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 900 PM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Pasch
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