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Tropical Storm HECTOR Public Advisory Number 3

Issued at 800 PM PDT SAT AUG 11 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 120240
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
800 PM PDT SAT AUG 11 2012
 
...THE EIGHTH TROPICAL STORM OF THE SEASON FORMS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.5N 108.1W
ABOUT 250 MI...405 KM W OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
ABOUT 190 MI...305 KM E OF SOCORRO ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 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 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HECTOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 108.1 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H.  A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE WEST AND WEST-SOUTHWEST AT A SLOWER FORWARD SPEED
IS ANTICIPATED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BLAKE
 

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