Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Blas Public Advisory


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WTPZ32 KNHC 142058
TCPEP2

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Blas Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP022022
400 PM CDT Tue Jun 14 2022

...TROPICAL STORM BLAS INTENSIFYING OFF THE COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN
MEXICO...


SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.8N 102.0W
ABOUT 325 MI...525 KM SSE OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 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 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Blas was
located near latitude 14.8 North, longitude 102.0 West. Blas is
moving toward the north near 5 mph (7 km/h) and Blas should turn to 
the northwest overnight and to the west-northwest by late 
Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) 
with higher gusts. Blas is expected to become a hurricane 
tomorrow with further strengthening possible on Thursday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by Blas are expected to reach
the coast of southwestern Mexico late today.  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 1000 PM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Bucci/Blake




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