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Tropical Storm KRISTY Public Advisory Number 17

Issued at 800 AM PDT SUN SEP 16 2012

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WTPZ31 KNHC 161440
TCPEP1
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM KRISTY ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP112012
800 AM PDT SUN SEP 16 2012
 
...KRISTY STILL A TROPICAL STORM...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A DEPRESSION LATER TODAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...24.5N 117.9W
ABOUT 520 MI...835 KM WNW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 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 KRISTY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.9 WEST. KRISTY IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED LATER TODAY AND MONDAY.  A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST
AND NORTHEAST IS ANTICIPATED ON TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND
KRISTY IS LIKELY TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER TODAY...AND
A REMNANT LOW ON MONDAY.
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY KRISTY WILL STILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO. THESE SWELLS
COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS.
PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER ROBERTS
 

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