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Tropical Storm HECTOR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HECTOR ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP082012
800 PM PDT MON AUG 13 2012
 
...HECTOR MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...18.0N 113.2W
ABOUT 155 MI...250 KM WSW OF SOCORRO ISLAND
ABOUT 400 MI...645 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 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 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HECTOR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 113.2 WEST. HECTOR IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A NORTHWESTWARD
TURN AND A SLIGHT REDUCTION IN FORWARD SPEED ON WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 993 MB...29.32 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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