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AXPZ20 KNHC 270911
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TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1005 UTC WED AUG 27 2014

TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR THE EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN FROM THE EQUATOR TO 32N...EAST OF 140W. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS BASED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY...WEATHER OBSERVATIONS...RADAR...AND METEOROLOGICAL ANALYSIS.

BASED ON 0600 UTC SURFACE ANALYSIS AND SATELLITE IMAGERY THROUGH 0900 UTC.


...SPECIAL FEATURES...

HURRICANE MARIE WAS CENTERED NEAR 21.7N 122.5W 974 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 27 MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 974 MB. STRONG CONVECTION ASSOCIATED WITH MARIE IS QUICKLY WEAKENING AND THE EYE HAS FILLED. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG CONVECTION ASSOCIATED WITH MARIE IS FROM 18N-24N BETWEEN 120W-124W. SEAS ARE ESTIMATED TO BE AS HIGH AS 36 FT WITHIN 75 NM IN THE NE QUADRANT OF MARIE. LARGE AND POWERFUL WAVES WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF SW MEXICO W OF 100W SPREADING NORTHWARD ALONG THE COAST INCLUDING THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA AND INTO THE SOUTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA. LARGE SWELL FROM MARIE HAVE ALSO MOVED INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS...AND WILL BUILD AND PRODUCE LARGE AND DANGEROUS SURF...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING...AND BEACH EROSION LIKELY. MARIE IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MOVING WNW AND GRADUALLY VEER NW OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND MOVE ACROSS COOLER WATERS AND WEAKEN TO A POST TROPICAL LOW. SEE LATEST NHC FORECAST/ ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO HEADERS MIATCMEP3/WTPZ23 KNHC FOR MORE DETAILS ON MARIE...AND THE LOCAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FORECAST OFFICES FOR MORE ON IMPACTS FROM SWELLS ASSOCIATED WITH MARIE.

POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE KARINA WAS CENTERED NEAR 14.5N 126.5W 1005 MB AT 0600 UTC AUG 27 MOVING NE AT 10 KT. WINDS 20-25 KT. THE LOW LEVEL CIRCULATION OF THIS SYSTEM HAS BECOME ELONGATED AND IS NO LONGER WELL DEFINED. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 14N- 16N BETWEEN 126W-129W.


...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 10N85W TO 08N95W TO TO 11N109W. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG CONVECTION WITHIN 200 NM OF COAST FROM 6N-13N. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 10N-13N BETWEEN 116W-22W


...DISCUSSION...

THE REMNANT LOW OF LOWELL IS CENTERED NEAR 28N138W WITH A PRESSURE OF 1008 MB. LOWELL IS STILL PRODUCING AN AREA OF FRESH TO STRONG WINDS WITHIN 180 NM ACROSS THE N SEMICIRCLE AND WITH SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION ASSOCIATED WITH LOWELL. LOWELL WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN WHILE MOVING WESTWARD AND MOVE W OF THE AREA THU.

MIXED SWELLS IN EXCESS OF 8 FT WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE MAJORITY OF THE WATERS W OF 100W THROUGH THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS A RESULT OF SWELL PROPAGATING AWAY FROM KARINA...LOWELL...AND MARIE. MEANWHILE...THE WATERS E OF 100W WILL BE COMPARATIVELY MORE TRANQUIL WITH GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS AND 4 TO 6 FT SEAS EXPECTED.

$$ DGS

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