Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Darby Public Advisory


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WTPZ35 KNHC 112050
TCPEP5

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Hurricane Darby Advisory Number  10
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP052022
1100 AM HST Mon Jul 11 2022

...DARBY STILL SMALL BUT NOW A MIGHTY CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.7N 125.0W
ABOUT 1135 MI...1830 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH...220 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...954 MB...28.17 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 1100 AM HST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Darby was located 
near latitude 14.7 North, longitude 125.0 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.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 140 mph (220 km/h) 
with higher gusts, making Darby is a powerful category 4 hurricane 
on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Darby is expected to 
peak in intensity in the next day or so and then begin a weakening 
trend by midweek.

Darby remains a small system, 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 954 mb (28.17 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM HST.

$$
Forecaster Papin




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