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Hurricane ISABEL


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HURRICANE ISABEL ADVISORY NUMBER  36
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM AST SUN SEP 14 2003
 
...INTENSE ISABEL CONTINUES HEADING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...

AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ISABEL WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 24.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  68.3 WEST OR ABOUT 85O MILES
...1370 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.  THIS
POSITION IS ALSO ABOUT 535 MILES...860 KM...EAST OF NASSAU IN THE
BAHAMAS.
 
ISABEL IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR
...AND A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 155 MPH...250 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 205 MILES...335 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  933 MB...27.55 INCHES.

LARGE OCEAN SWELLS AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY OVER
PORTIONS OF THE GREATER AND LESSER ANTILLES...THE TURKS AND CAICOS
ISLANDS...AND THE ISLANDS OF THE BAHAMAS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. 
THESE DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS WILL ALSO AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE
SOUTHEASTERN U.S. COAST DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
 
REPEATING THE 11 PM AST POSITION...24.5 N... 68.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS...155 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 933 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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