Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Blas Public Advisory


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WTPZ32 KNHC 150240
TCPEP2

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Blas Advisory Number   4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP022022
1000 PM CDT Tue Jun 14 2022

...BLAS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TOMORROW...


SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.3N 102.3W
ABOUT 290 MI...465 KM SSE OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 350 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 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Blas was
located near latitude 15.3 North, longitude 102.3 West. Blas is
moving toward the north near 5 mph (7 km/h), and should turn 
to the northwest overnight, and to the west-northwest by late
Wednesday. Blas is expected to continue moving west-northwestward 
through Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. 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 tonight.  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/Hogsett




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