Depression remains weak. Location 20.6n 111.4w about 185 mi/300 km SSW of the southern tip of Baja California maximum sustained winds 30 mph/45 km/hr present movement WNW or 295 degrees at 9 mph/15 km/hr minimum central pressure 1005 mb 29.68 inches. at 800 am PDT/1500 UTC the center of Tropical Depression Eight-E was located near latitude 20.6 north/longitude 111.4 west. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph/15 km/hr. A gradual turn toward the west and a decrease in forward speed are expected during the next day or so. Maximum sustained winds remain near 30 mph/45 km/hr with higher gusts. The depression is expected to weaken to a remnant low later today or tonight.
Original published on: Aug 21, 2010 @ 8:25
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