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Hurricane GILMA Public Advisory Number 7

Issued at 200 PM PDT WED AUG 08 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 082032
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GILMA ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072012
200 PM PDT WED AUG 08 2012
 
...GILMA REMAINS JUST BELOW HURRICANE STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.1N 117.8W
ABOUT 695 MI...1120 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB...29.21 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GILMA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.8 WEST. GILMA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H.  A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT...AND GILMA COULD
BECOME A HURRICANE.  A WEAKENING TREND IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
LATE THURSDAY OR THURSDAY NIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.21 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 

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