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ABPZ30 KNHC 011456
TWSEP 

MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM PDT SAT NOV 1 2014

FOR THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC...EAST OF 140 DEGREES WEST LONGITUDE..

THREE NAMED STORMS FORMED IN THE BASIN DURING OCTOBER...AND ONE OF
THESE...SIMON...BECAME A MAJOR HURRICANE. BASED ON A 30-YEAR
(1981-2010) CLIMATOLOGY...TWO NAMED STORMS FORM IN THE BASIN IN
OCTOBER...WITH ONE BECOMING A HURRICANE. A MAJOR HURRICANE FORMS IN
OCTOBER ABOUT ONCE EVERY OTHER YEAR.

IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...ACE...WHICH MEASURES THE
COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES...
ACTIVITY IN THE BASIN SO FAR IN 2014 IS ABOUT 36 PERCENT ABOVE THE
1981-2010 AVERAGE VALUE. THIS YEAR HAS THE EIGHTH HIGHEST ACE VALUE
THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER IN THE BASIN SINCE RELIABLE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1971.

REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL CYCLONES...WHEN COMPLETED...ARE AT THE WEB
SITE OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER...USE LOWER-CASE LETTERS...
WWW.HURRICANES.GOV/2014EPAC.SHTML

SUMMARY TABLE

NAME                DATES         MAX WIND (MPH)
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MH AMANDA*         22-29 MAY           155
TS BORIS*            2-4 JUN            45
MH CRISTINA*        9-15 JUN           150
TS DOUGLAS      28 JUN-5 JUL            45
TS ELIDA*       30 JUN-2 JUL            50
TS FAUSTO*           7-9 JUL            45
MH GENEVIEVE   25 JUL-13 AUG**         160
H  HERNAN*         26-29 JUL            75
MH ISELLE       31 JUL-9 AUG**         140
MH JULIO            4-15 AUG**         120
H  KARINA          13-26 AUG            80
H  LOWELL          18-24 AUG            75
MH MARIE           22-29 AUG           160
MH NORBERT           2-8 SEP           120
MH ODILE           10-17 SEP           135
TD SIXTEEN-E       11-15 SEP            35
H  POLO            16-22 SEP            75
H  RACHEL          24-30 SEP            85
MH SIMON             1-7 OCT           130
TS TRUDY           17-18 OCT            60
TS VANCE           30 OCT -             45
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*   DENOTES A STORM FOR WHICH THE POST-STORM ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE.
**  DATES INCLUDE THE TROPICAL CYCLONE STAGE IN THE CENTRAL
    AND/OR WESTERN PACIFIC BASINS.

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