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Hurricane KYLE


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HURRICANE KYLE ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
500 AM AST SUN SEP 28 2008

...KYLE HEADING TOWARDS NOVA SCOTIA AND THE GULF OF MAINE...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINE FROM
STONINGTON EASTWARD TO EASTPORT.  A HURRICANE WATCH IS ALSO IN
EFFECT FOR SOUTHWESTERN NOVA SCOTIA CANADA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT ALONG THE COAST OF MAINE
FROM PORT CLYDE EASTWARD TO EASTPORT. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS
ALSO IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN NEW BRUNSWICK CANADA AND SOUTHWESTERN
NOVA SCOTIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINE SOUTH
OF PORT CLYDE TO CAPE ELIZABETH...INCLUDING THE PORTLAND AREA.
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE REMAINDER OF
NOVA SCOTIA.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN NEW ENGLAND AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF KYLE.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE KYLE WAS LOCATED BY
AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT TO BE NEAR
LATITUDE 38.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 69.1 WEST OR ABOUT 205 MILES...
335 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS AND ABOUT 405
MILES...655 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF YARMOUTH NOVA SCOTIA.
 
KYLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 24 MPH...39 KM/HR. A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY.  ON THIS
TRACK...THE CENTER OF KYLE IS FORECAST TO PASS EAST OF CAPE COD
MASSACHUSETTS ON SUNDAY AND APPROACH THE COAST OF MAINE AND THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES SUNDAY NIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  KYLE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 12 HOURS...WITH GRADUAL WEAKENING EXPECTED THEREAFTER.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205
MILES...335 KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 996 MB...29.41 INCHES.
 
TIDES OF 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER LEVELS IN
THE BAY OF FUNDY...AND ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING
WAVES....ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE COASTS OF OF NEW ENGLAND AND THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES IN ASSOCIATION WITH KYLE.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE EXTREME EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE NEW ENGLAND
STATES...NEW BRUNSWICK...NOVA SCOTIA...AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...38.4 N...69.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 24 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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