Eastern Pacific Basin GIS Data

Hurricane Blas Public Advisory


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WTPZ32 KNHC 160232
TCPEP2

BULLETIN
Hurricane Blas Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP022022
1000 PM CDT Wed Jun 15 2022

...BLAS MAINTAINING 85 MPH WINDS BUT EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN SOME
MORE...


SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.4N 103.7W
ABOUT 250 MI...405 KM S OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 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 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Blas was located
near latitude 15.4 North, longitude 103.7 West. Blas is moving
toward the west-northwest near 6 mph (9 km/h) and this motion is
expected to continue over the next several days with some increase 
in forward speed.

Maximum sustained winds are near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher 
gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 24 hours 
followed by gradual weakening through the end of the week.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles
(150 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 980 mb (28.94 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Blas are affecting the coast of
southwestern Mexico and are likely to continue over the next several
days.  These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and
rip current conditions.  Please consult products from your local
weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 400 AM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Pasch/Bucci



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