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Tropical Storm HECTOR Public Advisory Number 4

Issued at 200 AM PDT SUN AUG 12 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 120831
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
200 AM PDT SUN AUG 12 2012
 
...HECTOR SLIGHTLY STRONGER...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.6N 109.4W
ABOUT 300 MI...480 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
ABOUT 105 MI...170 KM E OF SOCORRO ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 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 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HECTOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 109.4 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 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 ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME SLOW STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS. 

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 150 MILES...240 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...800 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER PASCH
 

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