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Tropical Storm HECTOR Public Advisory Number 8

Issued at 200 AM PDT MON AUG 13 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 130832
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
200 AM PDT MON AUG 13 2012
 
...DISORGANIZED HECTOR WEAKENS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.1N 111.4W
ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM SSW OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 345 MI...555 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB...29.35 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 18.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 111.4 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H.  A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD
THE WEST-NORTHWEST WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.35 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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