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TROPICAL STORM LOWELL ADVISORY NUMBER 17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP122014
800 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014


...LOWELL WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM...



SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.9N 122.8W ABOUT 840 MI...1350 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LOWELL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 122.8 WEST. LOWELL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H. A NORTHWESTWARD MOTION WITH SOME ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H... WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 185 MILES...295 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY LOWELL WILL AFFECT THE WEST COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA AND PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION...PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.



NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.

$$ FORECASTER BEVEN



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