Skip Navigation Links weather.gov   
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
National Hurricane Center
Local forecast by
"City, St" or "ZIP"

 
Alternate Formats
   Text     |   Mobile
   Email   |   RSS XML/RSS logo
   About Alternates
Cyclone Forecasts
   Latest Advisory
   Past Advisories
   Audio/Podcasts
   About Advisories
Marine Forecasts
   Atlantic & E Pacific
   Gridded Marine
   About Marine
Tools & Data
   Satellite | Radar
   Analysis Tools
   Aircraft Recon
   GIS Datasets
   Data Archive
Development
   Experimental
   Research
   Forecast Accuracy
Outreach & Education
   Prepare
   Storm Surge
   About Cyclones
   Cyclone Names
   Wind Scale
   Most Extreme
   Forecast Models
   Breakpoints
   Resources
   Glossary | Acronyms
   Frequent Questions
Our Organization
   About NHC
   Mission & Vision
   Staff | Q&A
   Visitors | Virtual Tour
   Library Branch
   NCEP | Newsletter
Contact Us
   Comments
Follow the National Hurricane Center on Facebook Follow the National Hurricane Center on Twitter
Subscribe the National Hurricane Center on YouTube Read the National Hurricane Center Inside the Eye blog on WordPress
FirstGov.gov is the U.S. Government's official Web portal to all Federal, state and local government Web resources and services.
 
 

Tropical Storm GASTON


ZCZC MIATCDAT2 ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL STORM GASTON DISCUSSION NUMBER  17
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM EDT TUE AUG 31 2004

ON THE LARGER SCALE...THE SYSTEM IS BEGINNING TO LOOK LESS TROPICAL
AS IT APPEARS HAVE BECOME INVOLVED WITH A FRONTAL CLOUD BAND. 
HOWEVER...WSR-88D RADAR DATA INDICATE THAT THERE IS STILL SOME
CONVECTION WRAPPING AROUND THE CENTER...WHICH IS INDICATIVE
OF A TROPICAL CYCLONE.  HOWEVER...GASTON WILL BE PASSING OVER
SIGNIFICANTLY COOLER WATER SHORTLY AND CONTINUE TO INTERACT WITH
THE FRONT...SO IT SHOULD SOON BE TRANFORMED INTO AN EXTRATROPICAL
GALE.  

THERE HAS BEEN MORE ACCELERATION...AND THE FORWARD SPEED IS NOW NEAR
25 KT.  NUMERICAL GUIDANCE CONTINUES TO DIFFER ON THE FUTURE
FORWARD SPEED BUT AGREE ON SOME ADDITIONAL ACCELERATION AS
GASTON...OR ITS EXTRATROPICAL REMNANT...CONTINUES TO BE CARRIED
EAST-NORTHEASTWARD IN THE MID-LATITUDE WESTERLIES.

FORECASTER PASCH
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INITIAL      31/2100Z 40.7N  68.6W    35 KT
 12HR VT     01/0600Z 42.5N  64.0W    35 KT
 24HR VT     01/1800Z 45.0N  57.0W    35 KT...EXTRATROPICAL
 36HR VT     02/0600Z 47.5N  48.0W    35 KT...EXTRATROPICAL
 48HR VT     02/1800Z 50.0N  38.0W    35 KT...EXTRATROPICAL
 72HR VT     03/1800Z...ABSORBED BY LARGER EXTRATROPICAL LOW
 
 
$$
NNNN


Quick Navigation Links:
Tropical Cyclone Forecasts  -  Tropical Marine Forecasts  -  Data Archive
Outreach  -  Prepare  -  About Cyclones  -  About NHC  -  Contact Us

NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
National Hurricane Center
11691 SW 17th Street
Miami, Florida 33165 USA
nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov
Disclaimer
Credits
Information Quality
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities
Page last modified: Tuesday, 31-Aug-2004 20:32:45 UTC