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TROPICAL STORM LOWELL ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP122014
800 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...LOWELL WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.9N 122.8W
ABOUT 840 MI...1350 KM W OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 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 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LOWELL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 122.8 WEST. LOWELL IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H.  A NORTHWESTWARD
MOTION WITH SOME ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
48 HOURS.

TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 185 MILES...295 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY LOWELL WILL AFFECT THE WEST COAST OF THE
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA AND PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS. FOR MORE
INFORMATION...PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
OFFICE.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.

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FORECASTER BEVEN




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