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Tropical Storm BUD Public Advisory Number 8

Issued at 200 PM PDT TUE MAY 22 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 222032
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BUD ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP022012
200 PM PDT TUE MAY 22 2012
 
...BUD STILL SLOW TO ORGANIZE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.0N 105.0W
ABOUT 455 MI...730 KM SSW OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
ABOUT 485 MI...780 KM S OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 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 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BUD WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 105.0 WEST. BUD IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AND NORTH WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD MOTION ON
THURSDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...
AND BUD COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY THURSDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 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...800 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BERG
 

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