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Hurricane WILMA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
HURRICANE WILMA SPECIAL FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  38
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL242005
1830Z MON OCT 24 2005
 
AT 230 PM EDT...1830Z...THE HURRICANE WARNING FOR ALL OF THE FLORIDA
KEYS FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS HAS BEEN CHANGED TO A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING.
 
AT 230 PM EDT...THE HURRICANE WARNING ALONG THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF
THE FLORIDA PENINSULA FROM LONGBOAT KEY SOUTHWARD AND EASTWARD TO
SOUTH OF FLORIDA CITY HAS ALSO BEEN CHANGED TO A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING.
 
AT 230 PM EDT...THE HURRICANE WARNING FOR LAKE OKEECHOBEE HAS BEEN
CHANGED TO A TROPICAL STORM WARNING.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE FLORIDA EAST COAST
FROM TITUSVILLE SOUTHWARD TO FLORIDA CITY.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE FLORIDA EAST
COAST NORTH OF TITUSVILLE TO ST. AUGUSTINE.
 
WHILE WE HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO REACH THE METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF
CUBA TO OFFICIALLY OBTAIN THE STATUS OF THEIR WARNINGS...THEIR
PUBLISHED ADVISORIES DO NOT INDICATE THAT ANY HURRICANE WARNINGS
REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR CUBA.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN
BAHAMAS...INCLUDING THE ABACOS...ANDROS ISLAND...BERRY ISLANDS...
BIMINI...ELEUTHERA...GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND...AND NEW PROVIDENCE.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 28.1N  78.8W AT 24/1830Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  15 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OR  45 DEGREES AT  25 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  955 MB
EYE DIAMETER  60 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT WITH GUSTS TO 115 KT.
64 KT....... 75NE  90SE  75SW  40NW.
50 KT.......125NE 150SE 100SW  90NW.
34 KT.......200NE 225SE 200SW 150NW.
12 FT SEAS..325NE 300SE 200SW 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 28.1N  78.8W AT 24/1830Z
AT 24/1200Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 26.2N  81.0W
 
FORECAST VALID 25/0000Z 30.3N  75.8W
MAX WIND  95 KT...GUSTS 115 KT.
64 KT... 70NE  85SE  60SW  30NW.
50 KT...125NE 150SE 125SW  75NW.
34 KT...200NE 225SE 200SW 175NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 25/1200Z 36.1N  68.9W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
64 KT... 60NE  85SE  40SW  20NW.
50 KT...100NE 175SE  75SW  50NW.
34 KT...225NE 250SE 225SW 125NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/0000Z 42.1N  61.6W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT...100NE 175SE  75SW  50NW.
34 KT...200NE 250SE 175SW 125NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/1200Z 44.9N  55.7W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT...100NE 175SE  75SW  50NW.
34 KT...200NE 250SE 175SW 125NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/1200Z 46.5N  44.0W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT...100NE 175SE  75SW  50NW.
34 KT...200NE 250SE 175SW 125NW.
 
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 28/1200Z 47.5N  36.0W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 29/1200Z 49.0N  25.0W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 28.1N  78.8W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 24/2100Z
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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