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Eastern Pacific Tropical Weather Discussion (Text)



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AXPZ20 KNHC 270950
TWDEP 

TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION                                    
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                         
1005 UTC SAT DEC 27 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. 

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

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 6N77W TO 8N85W TO 7N89W. ITCZ FROM 8N89W 
7N125W 5N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION 
WITHIN 180 NM N OF AXIS FROM 93W-107W.

...DISCUSSION...                                                 

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE IS ACROSS THE W PORTION OF THE DISCUSSION 
AREA N OF 5N W OF 125W. HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS ARE RIDING OVER THE 
TOP OF THE RIDGE...WITH DEEP LEVEL MOISTURE AND WIDESPREAD RAIN 
JUST W OF THE AREA. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH E OF THE RIDGE EXTENDS 
FROM NW MEXICO THROUGH SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA TO A CYCLONIC 
CIRCULATION NEAR 8N109W. UPPER LEVEL DIFFLUENCE IS ENHANCING 
CONVECTION E OF THE TROUGH FROM 7N-18N BETWEEN 102W-108W. 

THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE IN THE NORTHWESTERN 
CARIBBEAN SEA WILL SUPPORT 20-25 KT WINDS IN THE GULF OF 
PAPAGAYO AND 8 FOOT SEA HEIGHTS THROUGH THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 

A COLD FRONT NW OF THE DISCUSSION AREA WILL INCREASE SLY WINDS 
TO 20-25 KT N OF 27N W OF 136W.

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DGS


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