Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Darby Public Advisory


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WTPZ35 KNHC 120842
TCPEP5

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Hurricane Darby Advisory Number  12
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP052022
1100 PM HST Mon Jul 11 2022

...DARBY MAINTAINING MAJOR HURRICANE STATUS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.7N 128.1W
ABOUT 1315 MI...2120 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...140 MPH...220 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 265 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 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 PM HST (0900 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Darby was located
near latitude 14.7 North, longitude 128.1 West.  Darby is moving
toward the west near 17 mph (28 km/h), and this motion is expected 
to continue today with a gradual turn to the west-northwest 
beginning in about a day.

Maximum sustained winds are near 140 mph (220 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Darby is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson
Hurricane Wind Scale.  Darby is likely to change little in strength
during the next day or so, but rapid weakening is expected after
that.

Darby is a very compact hurricane.  Hurricane-force winds extend 
outward up to 10 miles (20 km) from the center and 
tropical-storm-force winds extend 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 AM HST.

$$
Forecaster Pasch/Bucci



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