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Hurricane Gil forms far off tip of California


MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Hurricane Gil has formed in the Pacific, far off the southern tip of California.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says maximum sustained winds Wednesday afternoon are 75 mph (120 kph). The center is about 935 miles (1,502 kilometers) southwest of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, south of California.
There are no coastal warnings or watches.
It's moving at 12 mph (19 kph) and is expected to strengthen as it heads farther out to sea.

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