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HURRICANE JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  26
NWS CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER HONOLULU HI   EP132015
500 PM HST TUE SEP 01 2015

...HURRICANE JIMENA CONTINUES MOVING WEST NORTHWEST...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.3N 141.4W
ABOUT 910 MI...1470 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1110 MI...1785 KM ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...959 MB...28.32 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 PM HST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE JIMENA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 141.4 WEST. JIMENA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H. THE FORWARD
MOTION IS FORECAST TO SLOW AND THE TRACK TO CURVE TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH...185 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  JIMENA IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
HURRICANE WIND SCALE.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 185
MILES...295 KM. GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT
48 HOURS.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 959 MB...28.32 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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LARGE SWELLS FROM HURRICANE JIMENA WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS SURF
ALONG EAST FACING SHORES OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. THE SURF
WILL BUILD THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM HST.

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FORECASTER DONALDSON







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