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Tropical Storm BRET


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BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BRET ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL022011
1100 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2011
 
...BRET MOVING SLOWLY NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD TO THE NORTH OF GREAT
ABACO ISLAND...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...27.7N 77.3W
ABOUT 90 MI...145 KM N OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND AND THE ABACO ISLANDS IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BRET WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 77.3 WEST. BRET IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WHICH WILL TAKE THE CENTER OF BRET AWAY
FROM THE BAHAMAS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME INCREASE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
SO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 50 MILES...85 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...BRET COULD PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4
INCHES OVER THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY OCCURRING IN PORTIONS OF
THE WARNING AREA.  THESE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH LATER TODAY
AS BRET BEGINS TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS.
 
SURF...LOCALLY HIGH SURF CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG NORTHERN
AND WESTERN FACING BEACHES IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS THROUGH TODAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 PM EDT.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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