Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Darby Public Advisory


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WTPZ35 KNHC 111449
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Hurricane Darby Advisory Number   9
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP052022
500 AM HST Mon Jul 11 2022

...DARBY STILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING WITH 125 MPH WINDS...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM HST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.6N 123.4W
ABOUT 1050 MI...1690 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...965 MB...28.50 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM HST (1500 UTC), the center of Major Hurricane Darby was 
located near latitude 14.6 North, longitude 123.4 West. Darby is 
moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h) and this motion is 
expected to continue today with a gradual turn to the  
west-northwest beginning by Tuesday.

Darby has been rapidly intensifying this morning and maximum 
sustained winds are now near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher gusts. 
Darby is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind 
Scale. Additional strengthening is forecast today, and Darby is 
forecast to become a category 4 hurricane. Weakening is then 
forecast to begin by midweek.

Darby remains a small hurricane, with hurricane-force winds only 
extending outward 10 miles (20 km) from the center and 
tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 60 miles (95 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 965 mb (28.50 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM HST.

$$
Forecaster Papin



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