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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  32
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   EP132015
500 AM HST THU SEP 03 2015

...POWERFUL HURRICANE JIMENA MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWESTWARD FAR EAST
OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM HST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.9N 144.1W
ABOUT 720 MI...1155 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 910 MI...1465 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...961 MB...28.38 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 AM HST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE JIMENA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 144.1 WEST. JIMENA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 110 MPH...175 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN FROM LATER TODAY
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 195
MILES...315 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 961 MB...28.38 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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LARGE SWELLS PRODUCED BY POWERFUL HURRICANE JIMENA WILL CAUSE
HAZARDOUS SURF MAINLY ALONG EAST FACING SHORES OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN
ISLANDS. SURF GENERATED BY THESE SWELLS WILL BUILD TODAY...AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS WEEKEND.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM HST.

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FORECASTER HOUSTON







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