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Tropical Storm ALMA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL STORM ALMA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP012008
2100 UTC THU MAY 29 2008
 
AT 2 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF EL SALVADOR HAS
DISCONTINUED THE HURRICANE WATCH FOR THE COAST OF EL SALVADOR.
 
AT 2 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENTS OF NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS
HAVE REPLACED THE HURRICANE WARNING WITH A TROPICAL STORM WARNING.
 
AT 2 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF COSTA RICA HAS
DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING SOUTH OF JACO.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF
CENTRAL AMERICA FROM JACO COSTA RICA NORTHWESTWARD INCLUDING
NICARAGUA...HONDURAS AND EL SALVADOR.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 12.4N  87.0W AT 29/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH OR 360 DEGREES AT   8 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  994 MB
EYE DIAMETER  20 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  55 KT WITH GUSTS TO  65 KT.
50 KT.......  0NE  30SE  30SW   0NW.
34 KT....... 30NE  90SE  90SW  60NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 30NE  90SE  90SW  90NW.
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 12.4N  87.0W AT 29/2100Z
AT 29/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 12.0N  86.9W
 
FORECAST VALID 30/0600Z 13.6N  87.3W...INLAND
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT...  0NE   0SE  90SW   0NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 30/1800Z 15.0N  88.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  25 KT...GUSTS  35 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 31/0600Z 16.5N  90.0W...REMNANT LOW
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 31/1800Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 12.4N  87.0W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 30/0300Z
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA/ROBERTS
 
 
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