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May 2004 Eastern Pacific Monthly Summary
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ABPZ30 KNHC 011457
TWSEP 
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM PDT TUE JUN 1 2004
 
FOR THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC...EAST OF 140 DEGREES WEST LONGITUDE..
 
ONE TROPICAL CYCLONE...AGATHA DEVELOPED DURING MAY IN THE EASTERN
PACIFIC. AN AREA OF DISTURBED WEATHER CROSSED CENTRAL AMERICA ON MAY
17TH AND MOVED WESTWARD FOR A FEW DAYS. THE ORGANIZATION INCREASED
AND THE SYSTEM BECAME TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE-E EARLY ON
THE 22ND ABOUT 600 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA AND BECAME A TROPICAL STORM LATER ON THE DAY. THE
STEERING CURRENTS COLLAPSED AND AGATHA BECAME NEARLY STATIONARY.
BY THE 25TH...COOL WATERS AND DRIER AIR CAUSED THE CYCLONE TO WEAKEN
AND AGATHA BECAME A REMNANT LOW.

SUMMARY TABLE
NAME             DATES            MAX WIND-KT      DEATH
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AGATHA           22-24 MAY            50              0
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NOTE: DATES ARE BASED ON UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME...UTC
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
 
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