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Tropical Depression HECTOR Public Advisory Number 22

Issued at 200 PM PDT THU AUG 16 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 162054
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER  22
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
200 PM PDT THU AUG 16 2012
 
...HECTOR EXPECTED TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BY EARLY
FRIDAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.9N 116.1W
ABOUT 450 MI...725 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 DEPRESSION HECTOR
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 116.1 WEST.  THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H.
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH...45 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND HECTOR IS EXPECTED TO
BECOME A REMNANT LOW TONIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER ROBERTS
 

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