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----------800 PM PDT Sat Oct 06 2018
...SERGIO LUMBERING ALONG WESTWARD OVER THE OPEN PACIFIC... ...EXPECTED TO TURN SHARPLY NORTHEASTWARD ON MONDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...14.5N 125.4W ABOUT 1165 MI...1875 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...120 MPH...195 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...956 MB...28.23 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Sergio was located near latitude 14.5 North, longitude 125.4 West. Sergio is moving toward the west near 7 mph (11 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue through Sunday. The hurricane is forecast to slow down and make a sharp northeastward turn on Monday.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 120 mph (195 km/h) with higher gusts.  Sergio is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.  Slow weakening is expected during the next few days.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles (315 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 956 mb (28.23 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Stewart
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