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Hurricane OTIS


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TROPICAL STORM OTIS ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM PDT SUN OCT 02 2005

...OTIS CONTINUES MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD JUST TO THE WEST
OF SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA... 

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF
BAJA CALIFORNIA FROM AGUA BLANCA TO BAHIA MAGDALENA. AT 2 PM
PDT...2100Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED ALL OTHER
COASTAL WARNINGS AND WATCHES.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE NEAR BOTH COASTS OF THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
OTIS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 8 PM PDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OTIS WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 23.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 112.4 WEST OR ABOUT 165
MILES... 260 KM... WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA AND ABOUT 95 MILES... 155 KM...SOUTH OF CABO SAN LAZARO
MEXICO.

OTIS IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH ...9
KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT. THE CENTER OF OTIS IS CURRENTLY FORECAST TO REMAIN WEST OR
VERY NEAR THE WEST COAST OF SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS. HOWEVER...ANY MOTION TO THE RIGHT OF THE FORECAST
TRACK COULD BRING THE CENTER NEAR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA TODAY OR
MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES ...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

OTIS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA THROUGH
MONDAY...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE CENTRAL BAJA PENINSULA.
 
REPEATING THE 8 PM PDT POSITION...23.4 N...112.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 45 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 2 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER ROBERTS/PASCH

 
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