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Tropical Storm HECTOR Forecast Advisory Number 17

Issued at 1500 UTC WED AUG 15 2012

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WTPZ23 KNHC 151436
TCMEP3
 
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
1500 UTC WED AUG 15 2012
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 17.8N 115.2W AT 15/1500Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH OR 360 DEGREES AT   4 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1002 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  35 KT WITH GUSTS TO  45 KT.
34 KT.......  0NE  60SE  70SW   0NW.
12 FT SEAS..  0NE 180SE  45SW   0NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 17.8N 115.2W AT 15/1500Z
AT 15/1200Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 17.4N 115.2W
 
FORECAST VALID 16/0000Z 18.2N 115.2W
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT...  0NE  40SE  50SW   0NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 16/1200Z 19.3N 115.4W
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 17/0000Z 20.2N 115.8W
MAX WIND  25 KT...GUSTS  35 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 17/1200Z 21.3N 116.4W...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
MAX WIND  25 KT...GUSTS  35 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 18/1200Z 23.0N 118.0W...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  30 KT.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 150 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 200 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 19/1200Z 24.0N 119.0W...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
MAX WIND  15 KT...GUSTS  20 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 20/1200Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 17.8N 115.2W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 15/2100Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 

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