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Blanca is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on category 4 Hurricane Andres, located several hundred miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and on Tropical Storm Blanca, located a few hundred miles south-southwest of Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Full coverage of this, and all tropical storms, can be found on our Hurricane Zone page. There are RSS feeds from the National Hurricane Center posted there giving you up to the minute information. For storms that impact cruises, we will bring you information on those details as well. Please bookmark that page for further reference during the Hurricane Season which runs now through November 30th.
|HURRICANE BLANCA||...BLANCA WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION...|
near 140 mph (220 km/h) with higher gusts
...ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS DISCONTINUED...
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for... * Cabo San Lucas to Santa Fe A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * Loreto to Puerto San Andresito, including Cabo San Lucas A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for... * North of Puerto San Andresito to Punta Abreojos * North of Loreto to Mulege
Carnival Miracle altered itinerary
traded a sea day for a call on Ensenada on Sunday
changed Monday's overnight in Cabo San Lucas to Wednesday
cancelled call to Puerto Vallarta on Wednesday
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.
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SURF: Swells generated by Blanca will begin affecting portions of
the coast of southwestern Mexico during the next couple of days.
These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather
HISTORICAL STORM NOTES
530 PM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015 ...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS WELL SOUTH OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO...
1000 AM CDT MON JUN 01 2015 ...TROPICAL STORM BLANCA FORMS... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN QUICKLY...
400 PM CDT TUE JUN 02 2015 ...BLANCA BECOMES A HURRICANE... ...FURTHER STRENGTHENING EXPECTED...
1000 AM CDT WED JUN 03 2015 ...BLANCA REACHES 130 MPH WINDS...
300 PM MDT FRI JUN 05 2015 ...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE FINDS BLANCA WITH 90-MPH WINDS...
The Government of Mexico has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the southern Baja California peninsula from La Paz to Santa Fe, including Cabo San Lucas.
300 PM MDT MON JUN 08 2015 ...BLANCA WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION... ...ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS DISCONTINUED...