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Tropical Storm GUSTAV


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL STORM GUSTAV FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072008
0300 UTC TUE AUG 26 2008
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300 UTC...THE HURRICANE WARNING IS EXTENDED FROM
PORT AU PRINCE HAITI NORTHWARD TO LE MOLE ST NICHOLAS.  A HURRICANE
WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM BARAHONA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
WESTWARD TO LE MOLE ST NICHOLAS HAITI.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
AT 11 PM EDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF JAMAICA HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM
WATCH FOR JAMAICA.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY
WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR HAITI FROM LE MOLE ST
NICHOLAS TO THE NORTHERN HAITI/DOMINICAN REPUBLIC BORDER.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTH COAST OF
THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC EAST OF BARAHONA TO SANTO DOMINGO.
 
INTERESTS IN CUBA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF GUSTAV.
 
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 16.6N  71.4W AT 26/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHWEST OR 310 DEGREES AT  10 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  990 MB
EYE DIAMETER  15 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  60 KT WITH GUSTS TO  75 KT.
50 KT....... 20NE  15SE   0SW   0NW.
34 KT....... 45NE  30SE  30SW  30NW.
12 FT SEAS..100NE  90SE  30SW  45NW.
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 16.6N  71.4W AT 26/0300Z
AT 26/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 16.4N  71.2W
 
FORECAST VALID 26/1200Z 17.5N  72.6W
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT... 15NE  15SE   0SW  15NW.
50 KT... 30NE  30SE  15SW  30NW.
34 KT... 60NE  60SE  45SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/0000Z 18.5N  73.9W...INLAND
MAX WIND  80 KT...GUSTS 100 KT.
64 KT... 20NE  20SE  10SW  20NW.
50 KT... 45NE  45SE  30SW  45NW.
34 KT... 75NE  75SE  60SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/1200Z 19.3N  75.1W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
64 KT... 20NE  20SE  10SW  20NW.
50 KT... 45NE  45SE  30SW  45NW.
34 KT... 75NE  75SE  60SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 28/0000Z 19.8N  76.2W
MAX WIND  80 KT...GUSTS 100 KT.
50 KT... 45NE  45SE  30SW  45NW.
34 KT... 75NE  75SE  60SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 29/0000Z 20.5N  78.0W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
50 KT... 45NE  45SE  30SW  45NW.
34 KT... 75NE  75SE  60SW  75NW.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 225 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 300 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 30/0000Z 21.5N  80.5W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 31/0000Z 23.0N  83.5W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 16.6N  71.4W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 26/0900Z
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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