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Tropical Storm GILMA


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Tropical Storm Gilma Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP082018
200 AM PDT Fri Jul 27 2018

...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM GILMA...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.4N 126.7W
ABOUT 1245 MI...2005 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
ABOUT 1940 MI...3125 KM E OF SOUTH POINT HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 200 AM PDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gilma was
located near latitude 14.4 North, longitude 126.7 West. Gilma is
moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h) and this
general motion is expected to continue with some decrease in
forward speed for the next two to three days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Slight strengthening is expected today and tonight.  Gilma should
start to weaken Saturday night or Sunday as it encounters
unfavorable upper-level winds.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km)
to the northeast of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 800 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Beven

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