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First Tropical Depression in the Pacific

Charles

Captain Weather
#1
Hi

The first tropical depression formed in the Pacific. The following is for your information. I won't report further on this unless it affects land or the normal cruise ship lanes.

C

TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE-E ADVISORY NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP012012
800 AM PDT MON MAY 14 2012

...FIRST TROPICAL DEPRESSION OF THE 2012 EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC
HURRICANE SEASON FORMS AHEAD OF THE OFFICIAL SEASON START DATE...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.8N 105.9W
ABOUT 645 MI...1035 KM S OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 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 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE-E
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 9.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 105.9 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H. THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR 35 MPH...55
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME SLIGHT STREGTHENING IS POSSIBLE
DURING NEXT DAY OR TWO...AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL
STORM ON TUESDAY BEFORE WEAKENING BEGINS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 PM PDT.

$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN

 
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