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Tropical Storm MARIE


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TROPICAL STORM MARIE ADVISORY NUMBER  18
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP142008
800 AM PDT SUN OCT 05 2008

...MARIE DRIFTING WESTWARD...

AT 800 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 122.3 WEST OR ABOUT 845
MILES...1360 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA.
 
MARIE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/HR...AND A TURN
TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND MARIE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION AND THEN DEGENERATE TO A REMNANT LOW OVER THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB...29.56 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 800 AM PDT POSITION...18.9 N...122.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 2 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER PASCH
 
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