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Tropical Depression HECTOR Public Advisory Number 19

Issued at 800 PM PDT WED AUG 15 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 160245
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER  19
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
800 PM PDT WED AUG 15 2012
 
...HECTOR WEAKENS FURTHER...EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW ON
THURSDAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.8N 115.4W
ABOUT 455 MI...730 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 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 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION HECTOR
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 115.4 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H. A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TOMORROW WITH A SLIGHT
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH...45 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  CONTINUED WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND HECTOR IS FORECAST
TO DEGENERATE INTO A REMNANT LOW ON THURSDAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN/ZELINSKY
 

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