TCPEP5 22:35:22.0041

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----------800 PM PDT Sat Jun 23 2018
...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE OPEN EAST PACIFIC... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SUNDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...14.3N 115.7W ABOUT 705 MI...1135 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 800 PM PDT (0300 UTC), the center of the newly formed Tropical Depression Five-E was located near latitude 14.3 North, longitude 115.7 West. The depression is moving toward the north near 9 mph (15 km/h).  A continued northward motion at this forward speed is expected through Monday.  A steady turn toward the west is forecast to begin after that time, and a westward motion should continue through the middle of next week.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is expected over the next 24 hours, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm on Sunday. Weakening is forecast to begin on Monday, and the cyclone will likely become a remnant low by the middle of next week.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 200 AM PDT.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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