Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Celia Public Advisory


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WTPZ33 KNHC 212034
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Celia Advisory Number  21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP032022
400 PM CDT Tue Jun 21 2022

...CELIA A LITTLE STRONGER...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE IN A COUPLE OF DAYS...


SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...12.5N 101.3W
ABOUT 360 MI...580 KM S OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 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 Celia was
located near latitude 12.5 North, longitude 101.3 West.  Celia is
moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h), and it is
expected to continue on this heading with a gradual decrease in
forward speed through Friday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is expected, and Celia
is forecast to become a hurricane on Thursday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
to the southwest of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells will begin to increase along portions of the
southwestern coast of Mexico tonight and spread northward along the
coast through Thursday.  Swells could also reach southern portions
of the Baja California peninsula by Friday.  These conditions could
cause life-threatening surf and rip currents.  Please consult
products from your local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1000 PM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Berg



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