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Tropical Depression SIX


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   7A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM AST MON JUL 21 2003
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX NEARING THE CENTRAL LESSER ANTILLES...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR DOMINICA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ST. LUCIA.
 
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE LATER TODAY FOR
MARTINIQUE AND GUADELOUPE AND ADJACENT FRENCH ISLANDS...AND FOR
ANTIGUA...MONTSERRAT...ST KITTS AND NEVIS...AND FOR SABA AND
ST EUSTATIUS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE LESSER ANTILLES AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN
ISLANDS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.
 
AT 8 AM AST...1200Z...THE POORLY DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION SIX WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 
57.5 WEST OR ABOUT 150 MILES...240 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF BARBADOS.
THIS IS ALSO ABOUT 230 MILES...370 KM...EAST OF MARTINIQUE.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 23 MPH...37 KM/HR...
AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
THIS MOTION SHOULD BRING THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE THROUGH
THE LESSER ANTILLES BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  35 MPH... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...
AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BEFORE IT REACHES
THE LESSER ANTILLES.  AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER
AIRCRAFT WILL INVESTIGATE THE CYCLONE THIS AFTERNOON.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...ACCOMPANIED BY ABOVE NORMAL
TIDES...MAY OCCUR IN THE LESSER ANTILLES NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF
THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE.
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALLS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION
WITH THIS SYSTEM.
 
REPEATING THE 8 AM AST POSITION...14.0 N... 57.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 23 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE 
 
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