Pacific Update: Hurricane Adrian Advisory

By: National Hurricane Center
By: National Hurricane Center

ADRIAN REMAINS A STRONG HURRICANE BUT FORECAST TO WEAKEN...

SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.3N 107.6W
ABOUT 375 MI...600 KM SSW OF CABO CORRIENTES MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...135 MPH...215 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...948 MB...27.99 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

NONE.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE ADRIAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 107.6 WEST. ADRIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H...AND NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN TRACK IS FORECAST FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 135 MPH...215 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADRIAN IS A CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES...45 KM...FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 948 MB...27.99 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...LARGE SWELLS GENERATED BY ADRIAN WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT A PORTION OF THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO TODAY THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY THIS WEEKEND. THESE SWELLS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF
AND RIP CURRENTS.


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