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Eastern Pacific Tropical Weather Discussion



000
AXPZ20 KNHC 230929
TWDEP 

TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION                                    
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                         
1005 UTC SAT AUG 23 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 0600 UTC SURFACE ANALYSIS AND SATELLITE IMAGERY THROUGH 
0900 UTC.

...SPECIAL FEATURES...                                           

HURRICANE KARINA IS CENTERED NEAR 16.7N 134.4W AT 23/0900 UTC. 
MOVING NE OR 055 DEG AT 7 KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 
988 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT WITH GUSTS TO 85 KT. 
NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG CONVECTION IS WITHIN 45 NM IN THE E 
AND 9 NM IN THE W SEMICIRCLES. SEE LATEST NHC FORECAST/ADVISORY 
UNDERAWIPS/WMO HEADERS MIATCMEP1/WTPZ21 KNHC FOR MORE DETAILS. 

TROPICAL STORM MARIE IS CENTERED NEAR 14.0N 105.7W AT 23/0900 
UTC. MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 11 KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL 
PRESSURE 992 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT WITH GUSTS TO 80 
KT. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG CONVECTION IS WITHIN 120 NM OF 
THE CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE AND ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION IS 
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 30 NM IN THE SE SEMICIRCLE AND IN THE W 
QUADRANT...AND 240 NM IN THE N QUADRANT. SEE LATEST NHC 
FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO HEADERS MIATCMEP3/WTPZ23 KNHC 
FOR MORE DETAILS.

TROPICAL STORM LOWELL IS CENTERED NEAR 23.4N 126.0W AT 23/0900 
UTC...MOVING NW OR 310 DEG AT 7 KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL 
PRESSURE 998 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 
KT. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION IS BETWEEN 50 
NM AND 150 NM IN THE NW QUADRANT. SEE LATEST NHC 
FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER AWIPS/WMO HEADERS MIATCMEP2/WTPZ22 KNHC 
FOR MORE DETAILS.

...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...              

THE MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 07N77W TO 10N97W. NO    
ITCZ AXIS IS PRESENT E OF 140W. SCATTERED MODERATE AND ISOLATED 
STRONG CONVECTION IS WITHIN 120 NM S OF THE AXIS BETWEEN 80W AND 
95W...AND WITHIN 120 NM SE OF A LINE FROM 10N106W TO 06N120W. 
SCATTERED MODERATE CONVECTION WITHIN 90 NM SW OF A LINE FROM 
14N124W TO 17N130W.

...DISCUSSION...    

A SURFACE RIDGE EXTENDING FROM 32N119W SE TO NEAR BAJA 
CALIFORNIA. THIS RIDGE CONTINUES TO SUPPORT MAINLY MODERATE TO 
LOCALLY FRESH WINDS W OF 110W OUTSIDE OF THE INFLUENCES OF 
KARINA AND LOWELL.THE PRES GRADIENT HAS TIGHTENED OVER THE NW 
CORNER OF THE AREA AS LOWELL CONTINUES TO MOVE NW 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.

$$
DGS



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