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Tropical Storm ALETTA Public Advisory Number 9

Issued at 800 AM PDT WED MAY 16 2012

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WTPZ31 KNHC 161432
TCPEP1
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM ALETTA ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP012012
800 AM PDT WED MAY 16 2012
 
...ALETTA EXPECTED TO WEAKEN...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...11.8N 112.6W
ABOUT 785 MI...1265 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 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 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALETTA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 11.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.6 WEST.  ALETTA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST AND THEN TOWARD THE NORTH ALONG WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED ARE EXPECTED BY LATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
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 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 

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