Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Blas Public Advisory


820 
WTPZ32 KNHC 141457
TCPEP2

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Blas Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP022022
1000 AM CDT Tue Jun 14 2022

...NEW TROPICAL STORM FORMS OFFSHORE OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO...
...EXPECTED TO STAY AWAY FROM THE COAST...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.9N 102.1W
ABOUT 380 MI...615 KM SSE OF MANZANILLO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 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 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Blas was
located near latitude 13.9 North, longitude 102.1 West. Blas is
moving toward the north near 2 mph (4 km/h).  Little movement is 
expected today, follow by a more steady motion toward the 
west-northwest through mid-week.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) 
with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast, and Blas could 
become a hurricane late Wednesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells generated by the depression 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 400 PM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake/Bucci




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