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Hurricane ISABEL


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HURRICANE ISABEL ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM AST WED SEP 10 2003
 
...ISABEL STRENGTHENS SOME MORE...

AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISABEL WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 21.1 NORTH... LONGITUDE 52.8 WEST OR ABOUT 1180
MILES...1895 KM...EAST OF THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
ISABEL IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 10 MPH ...17 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 145 MPH...230 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE OVERALL CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS...HOWEVER...FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE COMMON IN
MAJOR HURRICANES.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  60 MILES... 95 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 185 MILES...295 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  935 MB...27.61 INCHES.
 
LARGE OCEAN SWELLS MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS SURF CONDITIONS IN THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS.

REPEATING THE 11 PM AST POSITION...21.1 N... 52.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...145 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 935 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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