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----------200 PM PDT Wed Oct 03 2018
...SERGIO MAINTAINING 125 MPH WINDS...
 SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.3N 117.9W ABOUT 845 MI...1360 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 200 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Sergio was located near latitude 13.3 North, longitude 117.9 West.  Sergio is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through Thursday, followed by a turn toward the west-northwest and west with a decrease in forward speed on Friday and Saturday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher gusts.  Sergio is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 24 hours, with weakening expected to begin by Friday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 150 miles (240 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 955 mb (28.20 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Pasch
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