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Tropical Storm GUSTAV


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL STORM GUSTAV FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072008
0300 UTC WED AUG 27 2008
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR HAITI FROM THE DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC-HAITI BORDER WESTWARD TO LE MOLE ST NICHOLAS.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CUBA FOR THE PROVINCES OF
GUANTANAMO...SANTIAGO DE CUBA...AND GRANMA.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR HAITI FROM LE MOLE ST
NICHOLAS TO THE NORTHERN HAITI/DOMINICAN REPUBLIC BORDER.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CUBAN PROVINCES OF LAS
TUNAS AND HOLGUIN.  A HURRICANE WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR JAMAICA
AND ALL OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.
 
INTERESTS IN CENTRAL AND WESTERN CUBA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF GUSTAV.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 18.6N  73.6W AT 27/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR 290 DEGREES AT   7 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  994 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  60 KT WITH GUSTS TO  75 KT.
50 KT....... 25NE  15SE  10SW  20NW.
34 KT....... 45NE  60SE  15SW  30NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 90NE 120SE  30SW  60NW.
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 18.6N  73.6W AT 27/0300Z
AT 27/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 18.5N  73.3W
 
FORECAST VALID 27/1200Z 18.9N  74.5W
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT... 20NE  15SE  10SW  10NW.
50 KT... 40NE  25SE  15SW  15NW.
34 KT... 60NE  60SE  30SW  30NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 28/0000Z 19.0N  75.7W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
64 KT... 25NE  20SE  10SW  20NW.
50 KT... 50NE  45SE  30SW  30NW.
34 KT... 75NE  75SE  60SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 28/1200Z 19.2N  77.1W
MAX WIND  85 KT...GUSTS 105 KT.
64 KT... 25NE  20SE  15SW  20NW.
50 KT... 50NE  45SE  30SW  45NW.
34 KT... 85NE  85SE  60SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 29/0000Z 19.4N  78.5W
MAX WIND  95 KT...GUSTS 115 KT.
50 KT... 55NE  55SE  35SW  50NW.
34 KT...100NE 100SE  70SW  85NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 30/0000Z 20.5N  82.2W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
50 KT... 60NE  60SE  45SW  60NW.
34 KT...110NE 110SE  80SW  95NW.
 
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 31/0000Z 23.0N  86.0W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 01/0000Z 26.5N  89.5W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 18.6N  73.6W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 27/0900Z
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART/FRANKLIN
 
 
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