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Tropical Storm Octave Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP182019
800 PM PDT Thu Oct 17 2019

...TROPICAL STORM OCTAVE FORMS...
...FORECAST TO MEANDER FOR DAYS OVER THE EAST PACIFIC...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.8N 127.2W
ABOUT 1455 MI...2345 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 260 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 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 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Octave was
located near latitude 9.8 North, longitude 127.2 West. Octave is
moving toward the west near 3 mph (6 km/h). The tropical storm will
likely meander with little net movement for the next several days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with
higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is possible tonight and
tomorrow, but weakening will likely begin by Friday and Octave is
forecast to become a remnant low over the weekend.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km)
from 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 200 AM PDT.

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Forecaster Zelinsky

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