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Hurricane OTIS


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL DEPRESSION OTIS DISCUSSION NUMBER  23
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 PM PDT MON OCT 03 2005
 
THE DEPRESSION CONSISTS OF A TIGHT SWIRL OF LOW CLOUDS SINCE THE
DEEP CONVECTION HAS VANISHED FOR THE PAST 6 TO 8 HOURS. 
SURFACE OBSERVATIONS FROM BAJA CALIFORNIA AND OBSERVATIONS FROM
AUTOMATIC STATIONS FROM THE MEXICAN NAVY INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUN
WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEPRESSION ARE ABOUT 25 KNOTS. OTIS IS
ALREADY EMBEDDED WITHIN A DRY AIR ENVIRONMENT AND MOVING OVER
INCREASING COOLER WATERS. THE CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A
REMNANT LOW WITHING THE NEXT 12 HOURS.

THE CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST 
UNTIL DISSIPATION. 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND IN HIGH SEAS
FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...UNDER AWIPS
HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.

FORECASTER AVILA
  
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INITIAL      03/2100Z 25.6N 113.4W    25 KT
 12HR VT     04/0600Z 26.5N 114.0W    20 KT...REMNANT LOW
 24HR VT     04/1800Z 27.0N 114.5W    20 KT...REMNANT LOW
 36HR VT     05/0600Z 27.5N 115.0W    20 KT...REMNANT LOW
 48HR VT     05/1800Z...DISSIPATED
 
 
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