20 August 2014 - bulletin 505


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Latest warnings for 11E and 12E
Disturbance updates

Time of posting: Approximately 2110 GMT


EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Karina / 11E
Warning 32 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 15.7N 136.7W
Location 1240 miles E of Hilo, Hawaii
Movement Stationary
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 70 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Next warning from NHC at 0300 GMT

Karina will remain stationary for the next day or so, before moving east, later northeast. The storm will approach tropical storm Lowell (see below), swinging round that system's southern and eastern flank before ceasing to qualify as a tropical cyclone.

Tropical storm Lowell  / 12E
Warning 12 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 19.4N 121.5W
Location 785 miles WSW of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Movement 315° (NW) at 4 knots
Maximum sustained winds 55 knots gusting to 70 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 205 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses NONE
Next warning from NHC at 0300 GMT

Lowell is moving westnorthwest and will intensify to about 60 knots as it veers northwest, before turning extra-tropical .

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 1800 GMT
System 96L
Position 11.6N 53.4W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is MEDIUM (50%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is HIGH (60%)

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN

Update from NHC at 1800 GMT
System 92E
Position 8.5N 94.7W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is MEDIUM (50%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is HIGH (80%)