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Tropical Storm HECTOR Public Advisory Number 9

Issued at 800 AM PDT MON AUG 13 2012

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WTPZ33 KNHC 131436
TCPEP3
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
800 AM PDT MON AUG 13 2012
 
...HECTOR MOVING WESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.1N 112.2W
ABOUT 90 MI...150 KM WSW OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 365 MI...585 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 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HECTOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.2 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD
THE WEST-NORTHWEST WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED TODAY...BUT GRADUAL
WEAKENING IS FORECAST TO BEGIN ON TUESDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 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...200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER CANGIALOSI
 

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