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WTPZ33 KNHC 260242
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHTEEN-E ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP182016
800 PM PDT SUN SEP 25 2016

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION CHANGES LITTLE IN STRENGTH WELL OFFSHORE OF
BAJA CALIFORNIA...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.7N 120.1W
ABOUT 790 MI...1270 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 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 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression
Eighteen-E was located near latitude 16.7 North, longitude 120.1
West.  The depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 7
mph (11 km/h).  A turn toward the north-northeast or northeast is
expected on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some slight strengthening is forecast during the next day or
so, and the depression could become a tropical storm on Monday.

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 200 AM PDT.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi