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Tropical Storm MARTY


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TROPICAL STORM MARTY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   8A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM PDT SAT SEP 20 2003
 
...MARTY VERY NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH...THREATENS SOUTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA...
FROM BAHIA MAGDALENA SOUTHWARD ON THE WEST COAST AND FROM SAN
EVARISTO SOUTHWARD ON THE EAST COAST.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
AT 5 PM PDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARTY WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 18.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 108.6 WEST OR ABOUT 310 MILES
...500 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
MARTY HAS BEEN MOVING LITTLE DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS BUT IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/HR
WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED TONIGHT. THIS TRACK WOULD BRING
MARTY NEAR THE WEST COAST OF SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA IN ABOUT 36
HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  MARTY IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES
...280 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  990 MB...29.23 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM PDT POSITION...18.6 N...108.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR  5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
8 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA/BERG
 
 
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