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Tropical Storm HECTOR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
200 PM PDT MON AUG 13 2012
 
...HECTOR STRENGTHENS A LITTLE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...18.0N 112.9W
ABOUT 135 MI...220 KM WSW OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 390 MI...630 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...993 MB...29.32 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HECTOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.9 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD
THE WEST-NORTHWEST WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
SO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 993 MB...29.32 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER CANGIALOSI
 
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