TCPEP5 10:40:15.7993

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----------800 AM PDT Fri Sep 15 2017
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION CONTINUES WESTWARD... ...COULD FINALLY BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BY SATURDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...15.9N 125.0W ABOUT 1095 MI...1760 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA 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 -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 800 AM PDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Fifteen-E was located near latitude 15.9 North, longitude 125.0 West.  The depression is moving toward the west near 5 mph (7 km/h).  A slow west-southwestward motion is expected tonight and Saturday, followed by a turn toward the north by Sunday night.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression could become a tropical storm on Saturday.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 200 PM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Berg
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