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WTPZ33 KNHC 251651
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHTEEN-E SPECIAL ADVISORY NUMBER   1
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP182016
1000 AM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS WELL SOUTHWEST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM PDT...1700 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.6N 119.7W
ABOUT 815 MI...1310 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 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 1000 AM PDT (1700 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression
Eighteen-E was located near latitude 15.6 North, longitude 119.7
West. The depression is moving toward the north near 6 mph (9
km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through tonight.
A turn toward the north-northeast with some increase in forward
speed is expected on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some slight strengthening is forecast during the next day or
so, and the depression is forecast to become a tropical storm later
today or tonight.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Brown