MIAMI – Forecasters say Hurricane Daniel is moving westward over open waters in the Pacific and poses no threat to land.
The National Hurricane Center said early Saturday that Daniel had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph and was moving westward at 12 mph. It was located 785 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja, California.
The center said Daniel was a Category 1 hurricane but posed no threat to land. It could strengthen overnight and into Saturday, but should start weakening over colder waters on Sunday. Daniel becomes the third hurricane of the Eastern North Pacific season.