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April 2013 Eastern Pacific Monthly Summary
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921 
ABPZ30 KNHC 011429
TWSEP 

MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2014

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

FOUR STORMS FORMED IN THE BASIN DURING AUGUST.  ALL FOUR BECAME
HURRICANES...AND TWO OF THOSE BECAME MAJOR HURRICANES.  IN
ADDITION...ISELLE...WHICH FORMED AT THE END OF JULY...ALSO BECAME
A MAJOR HURRICANE.  BASED ON A 30-YEAR (1981-2010) CLIMATOLOGY...
THREE OR FOUR NAMED STORMS FORM IN THE BASIN IN AUGUST...WITH TWO
BECOMING HURRICANES AND ONE OF THOSE REACHING MAJOR HURRICANE
INTENSITY.

IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY...WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED
STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES...ACTIVITY
IN THE BASIN SO FAR IN 2014 HAS BEEN ABOUT 60 PERCENT ABOVE THE
1981-2010 AVERAGE VALUE.

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**         115
H  KARINA          13-26 AUG            80
H  LOWELL          18-24 AUG            75
MH MARIE           22-29 AUG           160
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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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