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Eastern Pacific Tropical Weather Discussion (Text)



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AXPZ20 KNHC 221602
TWDEP 

TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION                                    
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                         
1605 UTC FRI AUG 22 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 1200 UTC SURFACE ANALYSIS AND SATELLITE IMAGERY THROUGH 
1500 UTC.

...SPECIAL FEATURES...                                           

TROPICAL STORM MARIE IS CENTERED NEAR 13.1N 102.5W AT 22/1500 
UTC...ABOUT 280 NM S OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO...MOVING W AT 15 KT. 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1002 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED 
WINDS 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED 
STRONG WITHIN 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLE AND 150 NM SE SEMICIRCLE. SEE 
LATEST NHC FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO HEADERS 
MIATCMEP3/WTPZ23 KNHC FOR MORE DETAILS.

TROPICAL STORM LOWELL IS CENTERED NEAR 22.1N 124.1W AT 22/1500 
UTC...ABOUT 785 NM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA 
PENINSULA...MOVING NW OR 315 DEG AT 9 KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM 
CENTRAL PRESSURE 993 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT WITH 
GUSTS TO 60 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT AND 
SW QUADRANT. SEE LATEST NHC FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO 
HEADERS MIATCMEP2/WTPZ22 KNHC FOR MORE DETAILS.

TROPICAL STORM KARINA IS CENTERED NEAR 15.0N 135.6W AT 22/1500 
UTC...ABOUT 1150 E OF HILO HAWAII...MOVING NE OR 055 DEG AT 3 
KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 994 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED 
WINDS 60 KT WITH GUSTS TO 75 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM 
OF CENTER. SEE LATEST NHC FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO 
HEADERS MIATCMEP1/WTPZ21 KNHC FOR MORE DETAILS. 

...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...              
THE MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N78W TO 10N93W. SCATTERED 
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION IS OBSERVED WITHIN 240 NM S 
OF MONSOON TROUGH E OF 85W...AND WITHIN 150 NM N OF MONSOON 
TROUGH BETWEEN 90W AND 95W.

...DISCUSSION...                                                
A 1028 MB HIGH IS CENTERED WELL NW OF THE DISCUSSION WATERS  
NEAR 40N145W WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING SE TO THE NORTHERN COAST OF 
BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTE. THE RIDGE CONTINUES TO SUPPORT MODERATE 
TO LOCALLY FRESH WINDS W OF 110W OUTSIDE OF THE INFLUENCES OF 
TROPICAL STORMS KARINA AND LOWELL. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL 
TIGHTEN OVER THE NW CORNER OF THE AREA FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY AS 
LOWELL MOVES NORTHWEST AGAINST THE RIDGE...WITH FRESH TO STRONG 
NE WINDS DEVELOPING AND SEAS BUILDING TO 10 FT IN THE FAR NW 
PORTION WELL AWAY FROM LOWELL.

$$
CHRISTENSEN


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