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WTPZ32 KNHC 230245
TCPEP2

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM LOWELL ADVISORY NUMBER  21
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP122014
800 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...LOWELL SLOWLY WEAKENING OVER COLD WATER...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.9N 125.3W
ABOUT 980 MI...1575 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
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 22.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 125.3 WEST. LOWELL IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT WITH A SLIGHT
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED. A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS
EXPECTED ON SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
48 HOURS....AND LOWELL IS FORECAST TO DEGENERATE TO A REMNANT AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE SATURDAY NIGHT OR SUNDAY.

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

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY LOWELL WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE WEST
COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA AND 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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