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Hurricane FRANCES


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
HURRICANE FRANCES FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  21
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL062004
0300Z MON AUG 30 2004
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300Z...A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ISSUED FOR THE
FOLLOWING LEEWARD ISLANDS BY THEIR GOVERNMENTS...ANTIGUA...BARBUDA
...ST MAARTEN...ANGUILLA...NEVIS...ST KITTS...ST EUSTATIUS AND
SABA.  ST MARTIN AND ST BARTHELEMY MAY ALSO BE THREATENED.  A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300Z...A HURRICANE WATCH IS ISSUED FOR THE BRITISH
AND NORTHERN U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS INCLUDING ST THOMAS...ST JOHN AND
SURROUNDING ISLANDS...ALSO FOR THE ISLANDS OF CULEBRA AND VIEQUES.
A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 18.9N  56.2W AT 30/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  15 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT   7 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  954 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT WITH GUSTS TO 135 KT.
64 KT....... 30NE  25SE  30SW  75NW.
50 KT....... 75NE  25SE  70SW  90NW.
34 KT.......110NE 110SE  80SW 110NW.
12 FT SEAS..200NE 150SE 150SW 200NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 18.9N  56.2W AT 30/0300Z
AT 30/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 18.8N  55.8W
 
FORECAST VALID 30/1200Z 19.1N  58.2W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
64 KT... 40NE  40SE  40SW  40NW.
50 KT... 75NE  75SE  75SW  75NW.
34 KT...110NE 110SE 110SW 110NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 31/0000Z 19.5N  60.8W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
64 KT... 40NE  40SE  40SW  40NW.
50 KT... 75NE  75SE  75SW  75NW.
34 KT...110NE 110SE 110SW 110NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 31/1200Z 20.0N  63.4W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
64 KT... 40NE  40SE  40SW  40NW.
50 KT... 75NE  75SE  75SW  75NW.
34 KT...110NE 110SE 110SW 110NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 01/0000Z 20.8N  66.2W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
50 KT... 75NE  75SE  75SW  75NW.
34 KT...110NE 110SE 110SW 110NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 02/0000Z 22.5N  71.0W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
50 KT... 75NE  75SE  75SW  75NW.
34 KT...110NE 110SE 110SW 110NW.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 250 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 325 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 03/0000Z 24.5N  74.5W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 04/0000Z 26.5N  77.0W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 18.9N  56.2W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 30/0900Z
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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