Tropical Depression Forms in Pacific Off Mexico Coast, NHC Says

A tropical depression developed today off the western coast of Mexico, one day before the official start of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center.

The system is about 645 miles (1,038 kilometers) south of Manzanillo and is moving west away from land with top winds of 39 mph. It may become a tropical storm tomorrow, then is expected to weaken, the center said.

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