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----------200 PM PDT Mon Oct 08 2018
...SERGIO DRIFTING NORTHWARD...
 SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.7N 128.5W ABOUT 1310 MI...2105 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 200 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the large eye of Hurricane Sergio was located near latitude 15.7 North, longitude 128.5 West. Sergio is toward the north near 3 mph (6 km/h). A slow turn toward the northeast is expected tonight, followed by an acceleration toward the northeast beginning Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher gusts.  Gradual weakening is anticipated during the next several days.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles (220 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 978 mb (28.88 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- SURF:  Swells generated by Sergio will begin to affect much of the Baja California Peninsula by Wednesday.  These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.  Please consult products from your local weather office.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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