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Hurricane GORDON


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
HURRICANE GORDON FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  32
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072006
2100 UTC MON SEP 18 2006
 
AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE WEATHER SERVICE OF THE AZORES HAS
ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE AZORES ISLANDS. A TROPICAL
STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 37.8N  44.8W AT 18/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST OR  75 DEGREES AT  19 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  977 MB
EYE DIAMETER  40 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  80 KT WITH GUSTS TO 100 KT.
64 KT....... 25NE  35SE  30SW   0NW.
50 KT....... 40NE  50SE  40SW  30NW.
34 KT....... 80NE  90SE  80SW  60NW.
12 FT SEAS..225NE 250SE 225SW 175NW.
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 37.8N  44.8W AT 18/2100Z
AT 18/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 37.5N  46.4W
 
FORECAST VALID 19/0600Z 38.3N  40.8W
MAX WIND  70 KT...GUSTS  85 KT.
64 KT...  0NE  30SE  30SW   0NW.
50 KT... 40NE  50SE  50SW  30NW.
34 KT... 80NE 100SE 100SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 19/1800Z 38.5N  34.2W...BECOMING EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  60SE  60SW  30NW.
34 KT... 80NE 120SE 120SW  80NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/0600Z 39.2N  26.5W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  75SE  75SW  40NW.
34 KT...100NE 150SE 150SW 100NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/1800Z 41.3N  17.9W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT... 50NE  80SE  80SW   0NW.
34 KT...150NE 200SE 200SW 100NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 21/1800Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 37.8N  44.8W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 19/0300Z
 
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FORECASTER AVILA/LANDSEA
 
 
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