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Tropical Storm MIRIAM


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM MIRIAM ADVISORY NUMBER  23
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132012
800 AM PDT THU SEP 27 2012
 
...MIRIAM WEAKENING RAPIDLY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...22.2N 116.3W
ABOUT 410 MI...660 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MIRIAM WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 116.3 WEST. MIRIAM IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H.  A GRADUAL TURN
TOWARD THE WEST IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED.  MIRIAM IS THEN FORECAST TO DRIFT TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  FURTHER WEAKENING IS EXPECTED...AND MIRIAM
COULD BECOME A REMNANT LOW TONIGHT OR FRIDAY MORNING.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY MIRIAM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE SOUTH
AND WEST COASTS OF THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL BAJA PENINSULA TODAY BUT
WILL BEGIN TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE ON FRIDAY. THESE SWELLS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS.  PLEASE CONSULT
PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER ROBERTS
 
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