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Tropical Storm MATTHEW


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TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL152010
0300 UTC FRI SEP 24 2010
 
CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENTS OF NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS HAVE CHANGED THE TROPICAL
STORM WARNING TO A HURRICANE WARNING FROM PUERTO CABEZAS NICARAGUA
TO LIMON HONDURAS.
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF HONDURAS HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FROM
WEST OF LIMON WESTWARD TO THE GUATEMALA BORDER.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* PUERTO CABEZAS NICARAGUA TO LIMON HONDURAS...INCLUDING THE
OFFSHORE ISLANDS
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* LIMON HONDURAS WESTWARD TO THE GUATEMALA BORDER
 
WATCHES OR WARNINGS COULD BE REQUIRED FOR THE COASTS OF
GUATEMALA AND BELIZE ON FRIDAY.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 TO 36
HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED
TO COMPLETION.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 14.0N  78.4W AT 24/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  25 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT  15 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1005 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  40 KT WITH GUSTS TO  50 KT.
34 KT....... 40NE   0SE   0SW  40NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 30NE   0SE   0SW  30NW.
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 14.0N  78.4W AT 24/0300Z
AT 24/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 13.9N  77.7W
 
FORECAST VALID 24/1200Z 14.5N  80.5W
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT... 20NE   0SE   0SW  20NW.
34 KT... 50NE  25SE  25SW  50NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 25/0000Z 15.1N  82.9W
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
50 KT... 25NE  10SE   0SW  25NW.
34 KT... 70NE  50SE  45SW  70NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 25/1200Z 15.9N  85.1W...INLAND
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 30NE  25SE   0SW  25NW.
34 KT... 75NE  50SE  30SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/0000Z 16.6N  87.1W...OVER WATER
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
50 KT... 30NE  25SE   0SW  25NW.
34 KT... 75NE  50SE  30SW  75NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/0000Z 17.9N  89.2W...INLAND
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT... 20NE  20SE   0SW   0NW.
34 KT... 75NE  60SE  30SW  45NW.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 200 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 250 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 28/0000Z 18.5N  89.5W...INLAND
MAX WIND  40 KT...GUSTS  50 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 29/0000Z 19.0N  89.5W...INLAND
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 14.0N  78.4W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 24/0900Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
 
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