Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Celia Public Advisory


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WTPZ33 KNHC 220840
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Celia Advisory Number  23
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP032022
400 AM CDT Wed Jun 22 2022

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


SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.4N 103.0W
ABOUT 310 MI...500 KM SSW OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 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 AM CDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Celia was
located near latitude 13.4 North, longitude 103.0 West. Celia is
moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this
general motion at a slower forward speed is expected over the next 
few days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Celia 
is likely to become a hurricane by late Thursday or early Friday. 

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

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


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Swells will increase along portions of the southwestern coast
of Mexico today 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 AM CDT.

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Forecaster Pasch/Bucci



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