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Tropical Storm GILMA Public Advisory Number 5

Issued at 200 AM PDT WED AUG 08 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 080848
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GILMA ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072012
200 AM PDT WED AUG 08 2012
 
...GILMA NEARING HURRICANE STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.6N 116.1W
ABOUT 645 MI...1040 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.23 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 GILMA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 116.1 WEST. GILMA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H.  THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED...AND GILMA COULD
BECOME A HURRICANE TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 990 MB...29.23 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 ROBERTS
 

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