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Hurricane MARTY


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HURRICANE MARTY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  11A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2003
 
...MARTY THREATENS SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA...FROM
BAHIA MAGDALENA SOUTHWARD ON THE WEST COAST AND FROM SAN EVARISTO
SOUTHWARD ON THE EAST COAST.  A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT
HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY
SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM PUNTA ABREOJOS TO BAHIA
MAGDALENA ON THE WEST COAST AND FROM MULEGE TO SAN EVARISTO  ON THE
EAST COAST.  A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
AT 11 AM PDT...1800Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARTY WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 20.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 109.2 WEST OR ABOUT 205 MILES
...325 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
MARTY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  6 MPH... 10 KM/HR. 
AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS
AND THE FORECAST TRACK BRINGS THE CENTER OF THE HURRICANE TO NEAR
SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA ON MONDAY MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR  80 MPH...130 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  25 MILES... 35 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 115 MILES...185 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  984 MB...29.06 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 8 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS
EXPECTED ALONG THE COAST IN THE WARNING AREA WHERE THE HURRICANE
WINDS ARE BLOWING ONSHORE.  THIS FLOODING MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY
LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES.

RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE LIKELY ALONG THE PATH OF THE
HURRICANE.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM PDT POSITION...20.0 N...109.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 80 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 984 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 2 PM PDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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