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----------800 PM PDT Thu Oct 04 2018
...SERGIO MOVING NORTHWESTWARD WHILE SLOWLY WEAKENING...
 SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.9N 120.5W ABOUT 840 MI...1355 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...951 MB...28.09 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Sergio was located near latitude 15.9 North, longitude 120.5 West. Sergio is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h). A turn toward the west- northwest is forecast tonight, followed by a westward to west- southwestward motion on Friday and Saturday. A turn back toward the west-northwest is forecast on Sunday.
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. Weakening is forecast through the weekend, but Sergio is expected to remain a hurricane through Sunday.
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 951 mb (28.09 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Brennan
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