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Hurricane GORDON


ZCZC MIATCMAT2 ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
HURRICANE GORDON FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  34
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072006
0900 UTC TUE SEP 19 2006
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF THE AZORES ISLANDS. A
HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 38.1N  38.7W AT 19/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE EAST OR  85 DEGREES AT  24 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  970 MB
EYE DIAMETER  15 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  90 KT WITH GUSTS TO 110 KT.
64 KT....... 25NE  35SE  35SW  25NW.
50 KT....... 40NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT....... 60NE 100SE 100SW  60NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 60NE 150SE 225SW 150NW.
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 38.1N  38.7W AT 19/0900Z
AT 19/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 38.1N  40.2W
 
FORECAST VALID 19/1800Z 38.3N  33.6W...APPROACHING AZORES ISLANDS
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
64 KT... 15NE  30SE  30SW  15NW.
50 KT... 40NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT... 70NE 110SE 110SW  70NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/0600Z 38.8N  26.1W...BECOMING EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT...  0NE  30SE  30SW   0NW.
50 KT... 40NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT... 80NE 140SE 140SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/1800Z 40.8N  17.9W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  75SE  75SW  40NW.
34 KT...125NE 175SE 175SW 125NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 21/0600Z 43.6N   8.8W...EXTRATROPICAL
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT... 50NE  80SE  80SW   0NW.
34 KT...150NE 200SE 200SW 100NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 22/0600Z...ABSORBED BY FRONTAL SYSTEM

REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 38.1N  38.7W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 19/1500Z
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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