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|category=storm
|type=tropical storm
|time=5:00 p.m. [[Pacific Time Zone|PDT]] (00:00 [[UTC]]) SeptemberOctober 301
|image=Rosa 2018-09-29 0925Z.jpg
|track=143930 5day cone no line and wind.png
|lat=2528.62|N|lon=118115.8|W
|within_units=15 [[nautical mile|nm]]
|distance_from=About 23550 mi (38080 km) SWWNW of [[Punta Eugenia|Punta Eugenia, Mexico]]<br>About 420200 mi (675320 km) SSW of [[San Felipe, Baja California]]
|1sustained=6035 kt (7040 mph; 11065 km/h)
|gusts=8045 kt (9050 mph; 14580 km/h)
|pressure=9851001 [[mbar]] ([[Pascal (unit)|hPa]]; 29.0956 [[Inches of Mercury|inHg]])
|movement=[[Points of the compass|NNE]] at 109 kt (1210 mph; 1916 km/h)
}}
'''Hurricane Rosa''' is a weakening tropical cyclone that is approaching [[Baja California]]. The seventeenth named storm, tenth hurricane, and seventh major hurricane of the [[2018 Pacific hurricane season]], Rosa originated from a broad area of low pressure that formed a couple hundred miles south of [[Mexico]] on September 22. The disturbance moved slightly north of west for a few days before developing into a tropical depression on September 25. Later that day, the depression strengthened into Tropical Storm Rosa. One day later, Rosa became a hurricane. On September 27, Rosa began a period of rapid intensification, becoming a major hurricane late that day. On September 28, Rosa peaked with [[maximum sustained wind|maximum sustained winds]] of 145 mph (230 km/h) and a [[Barometric pressure|minimum central pressure]] of 940 [[mbar]] (27.76 [[inHg]]). By the next day, Rosa had weakened into a category 2 due to ongoing structural changes and less favorable conditions. Later on September 29, Rosa re-intensified slightly. On September 30, Rosa resumed weakening, falling to category 1 status as its core structure eroded. Early on October 1, Rosa weakened into a tropical storm.
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