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Hurricane ALEX


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HURRICANE ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM EDT WED AUG 04 2004
 
...HURRICANE ALEX ACCELERATING OUT TO SEA...

AT 11 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE ALEX WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 37.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 69.0 WEST OR ABOUT 400 MILES...645
KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.
 
ALEX IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR.
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH A
GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  85 MPH...140 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  60 MILES... 95 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 140 MILES...220 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  979 MB...28.91 INCHES.
 
HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC U.S. COASTAL AREA
SHOULD GRADUALLY DIMINISH DURING THE DAY TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM EDT POSITION...37.7 N... 69.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 85 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 979 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
5 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER KNABB/AVILA
 
 
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