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Hurricane IRENE


ZCZC MIATCMAT4 ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
HURRICANE IRENE FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL092011
0900 UTC THU AUG 25 2011
 
CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
A HURRICANE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST FROM
NORTH OF SURF CITY TO THE NORTH CAROLINA-VIRGINIA BORDER INCLUDING
THE PAMLICO...ALBEMARLE...AND CURRITUCK SOUNDS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM NORTH OF EDISTO BEACH
SOUTH CAROLINA TO SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE SOUTHEASTERN...CENTRAL...AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS
 
A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* NORTH OF SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA TO THE NORTH CAROLINA-VIRGINIA
BORDER INCLUDING THE PAMLICO...ALBEMARLE...AND CURRITUCK SOUNDS
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* NORTH OF EDISTO BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA TO SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 24.6N  76.2W AT 25/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  15 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHWEST OR 315 DEGREES AT  10 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  950 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT WITH GUSTS TO 120 KT.
64 KT....... 60NE  60SE  25SW  50NW.
50 KT.......100NE 100SE  50SW  70NW.
34 KT.......220NE 180SE 100SW 130NW.
12 FT SEAS..270NE 240SE  90SW 240NW.
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 24.6N  76.2W AT 25/0900Z
AT 25/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 24.1N  75.9W
 
FORECAST VALID 25/1800Z 26.1N  77.1W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
64 KT... 60NE  60SE  25SW  50NW.
50 KT...100NE 100SE  50SW  70NW.
34 KT...220NE 180SE 100SW 130NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/0600Z 28.2N  77.7W
MAX WIND 115 KT...GUSTS 140 KT.
64 KT... 60NE  60SE  25SW  50NW.
50 KT...100NE 100SE  50SW  70NW.
34 KT...220NE 180SE 100SW 130NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/1800Z 30.4N  77.5W
MAX WIND 110 KT...GUSTS 135 KT.
64 KT... 60NE  60SE  25SW  50NW.
50 KT...100NE 100SE  50SW  70NW.
34 KT...220NE 180SE 100SW 130NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/0600Z 32.3N  77.1W
MAX WIND 100 KT...GUSTS 120 KT.
50 KT...100NE 100SE  60SW  90NW.
34 KT...240NE 240SE 100SW 150NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 28/0600Z 36.3N  75.4W
MAX WIND  90 KT...GUSTS 110 KT.
50 KT...100NE 100SE  60SW  90NW.
34 KT...240NE 240SE  90SW 150NW.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 175 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 225 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 29/0600Z 42.5N  72.5W...INLAND
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 30/0600Z 51.0N  67.0W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  45 KT...GUSTS  55 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 24.6N  76.2W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 25/1500Z
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH/KIMBERLAIN
 
 
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