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Tropical Weather Outlook...Corrected
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
500 AM PDT Sat Jul 17 2021
Corrected to include reference to NWS high seas forecast.
For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Felicia, located about 1100 miles west-southwest of the southern
tip of the Baja California peninsula.
1. Showers and thunderstorms associated with a large low pressure
system located a few hundred miles southwest of the coast of
southwestern Mexico have continued to become better organized over
the past several hours, and a tropical depression is likely forming.
Tropical cyclone advisories will be initiated on this system later
this morning if the recent development trend continues.
Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for additional
organization over the next several days while the low moves
west-northwestward to westward at around 15 mph, a few hundred miles
offshore of the southwestern coast of Mexico. Additional
information on this low pressure area can be found in High Seas
forecasts issued by the National Weather Service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...near 100 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...near 100 percent.
High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service
can be found under AWIPS header NFDHSFEPI, WMO header FZPN02
KWBC, and on the web at ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFEPI.php