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----------800 AM PDT Fri Oct 05 2018
...SERGIO MOVING WESTWARD OVER THE OPEN EASTERN PACIFIC...
 SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.9N 121.8W ABOUT 915 MI...1470 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...959 MB...28.32 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Sergio was located near latitude 15.9 North, longitude 121.8 West.  Sergio is moving toward the west near 8 mph (13 km/h).  A turn toward the west-southwest is expected Saturday followed by a turn back to the west on Sunday.  Afterward, Sergio is forecast to turn toward the northwest and north-northwest early next week.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 115 mph (185 km/h) with higher gusts.  Sergio is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Additional slow weakening is forecast during the next several days, but Sergio is expected to remain a hurricane through the middle of next week.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 959 mb (28.32 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Roberts
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