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Tropical Storm HECTOR Public Advisory Number 5

Issued at 800 AM PDT SUN AUG 12 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 121447
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
800 AM PDT SUN AUG 12 2012
 
...HECTOR NEAR SOCORRO ISLAND...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.3N 110.0W
ABOUT 75 MI...120 KM ESE OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 320 MI...510 KM S OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 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 18.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.0 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H. THIS GENERAL HEADING
WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
TWO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME SLOW STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST 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...200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER CANGIALOSI
 

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