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Tropical Storm Otis Advisory Number  21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP152017
200 PM PDT Sat Sep 16 2017

...DEPRESSION FINALLY ELEVATED TO TROPICAL STORM OTIS...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.9N 127.0W
ABOUT 1215 MI...1950 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 200 PM PDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Otis was
located near latitude 15.9 North, longitude 127.0 West. Otis is
moving toward the west near 3 mph (6 km/h). A slow northward motion
is expected to begin in a day or two.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

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Forecaster Cangialosi

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