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Tropical Storm DORA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM DORA ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP042011
800 PM PDT MON JUL 18 2011
 
...DORA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN WELL SOUTH OF MEXICO...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...11.1N 94.1W
ABOUT 360 MI...580 KM SSE OF SALINA CRUZ MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DORA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 11.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 94.1 WEST. DORA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/H...AND A WEST TO
WEST-NORTHWEST MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH...95
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED 
DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND DORA IS FORECAST TO BECOME A
HURRICANE ON TUESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY DORA ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN AFFECTING THE
COAST OF SOUTHERN MAINLAND MEXICO ON TUESDAY.  THESE SWELLS ARE
LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS.  
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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