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Tropical Storm HECTOR Public Advisory Number 13

Issued at 800 AM PDT TUE AUG 14 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 141430
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
800 AM PDT TUE AUG 14 2012
 
...HECTOR MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.1N 114.4W
ABOUT 230 MI...365 KM WSW OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 440 MI...710 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 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 HECTOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 114.4 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H. A WEST-NORTHWESTWARD
MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND HECTOR COULD BECOME A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 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 CANGIALOSI
 

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