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Tropical Storm GILMA Public Advisory Number 6

Issued at 800 AM PDT WED AUG 08 2012

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WTPZ32 KNHC 081450
TCPEP2
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GILMA ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP072012
800 AM PDT WED AUG 08 2012
 
...GILMA JUST BELOW HURRICANE STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.0N 117.1W
ABOUT 670 MI...1075 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...989 MB...29.21 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 GILMA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.1 WEST. GILMA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H.  A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND GILMA
COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY.  WEAKENING IS EXPECTED ON
FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.21 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 BEVEN
 

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