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WTPZ33 KNHC 252031
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHTEEN-E ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP182016
200 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BY
MONDAY...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.1N 119.6W
ABOUT 785 MI...1265 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...1005 MB...29.68 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 Depression
Eighteen-E was located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 119.6
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 or 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 within the
next 24 hours.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 PM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Brown