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Tropical Storm BUD Public Advisory Number 6

Issued at 200 AM PDT TUE MAY 22 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 220838
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BUD ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP022012
200 AM PDT TUE MAY 22 2012
 
...SECOND TROPICAL STORM OF THE 2012 HURRICANE SEASON FORMS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...10.4N 103.0W
ABOUT 515 MI...825 KM S OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
ABOUT 600 MI...965 KM S OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 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 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BUD WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 10.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 103.0 WEST. BUD IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/H. A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS FORECAST TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN 
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH A REDUCTION OF FORWARD SPEED ON
WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND BUD COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. 

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF 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...800 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BROWN
 

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