Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Celia Public Advisory


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WTPZ33 KNHC 221433
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Celia Advisory Number  24
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP032022
1000 AM CDT Wed Jun 22 2022

...CELIA CRUISING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE IN A COUPLE OF DAYS...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.7N 103.7W
ABOUT 310 MI...500 KM SSW OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 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 Celia was
located near latitude 13.7 North, longitude 103.7 West.  Celia is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h).  A general 
west-northwestward motion with a gradual decrease in forward speed 
is expected through Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Strengthening is forecast, and Celia is expected to become a 
hurricane by Friday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 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 400 PM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Berg



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