Marie continues to weaken as tropical storm

Published On: Aug 14 2014 12:13:47 PM HST   Updated On: Aug 28 2014 07:03:14 AM HST

Marie continues to weaken as a tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Marie is not only bringing surf to Southern California, but it is also bringing a high surf advisory for east shores of Hawaii

As of 5 a.m. Thursday, Marie is about 861 miles west of Punta Eugenia, Mexico.  Marie is moving toward the northwest near 15 mph.  This general motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

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Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 45 mph with higher gusts.  Gradual weakening is forecast for the next 48 hours.  Marie is expected to become a post-tropical cyclone by Thursday night.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 185 miles from the center.

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