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Hurricane GORDON


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HURRICANE GORDON FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
0900 UTC SAT AUG 18 2012
 
CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF PORTUGAL HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR
THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN AZORES.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN AZORES
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 34.0N  40.7W AT 18/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE EAST OR  90 DEGREES AT  16 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  988 MB
EYE DIAMETER  25 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  65 KT WITH GUSTS TO  80 KT.
64 KT.......  0NE  25SE  25SW   0NW.
50 KT....... 20NE  50SE  50SW   0NW.
34 KT....... 80NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 90NE 150SE 200SW 120NW.
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 34.0N  40.7W AT 18/0900Z
AT 18/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 34.0N  41.5W
 
FORECAST VALID 18/1800Z 34.0N  37.7W
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT...  0NE  25SE  25SW   0NW.
50 KT... 40NE  50SE  50SW  30NW.
34 KT... 80NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 19/0600Z 34.5N  33.7W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  50SE  50SW  30NW.
34 KT... 90NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 19/1800Z 35.3N  29.9W
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  50SE  50SW  30NW.
34 KT... 90NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/0600Z 36.5N  26.5W
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT...  0NE  30SE  30SW   0NW.
34 KT... 80NE 120SE 110SW  80NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 21/0600Z 38.5N  20.5W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT... 60NE  90SE  70SW  70NW.
 
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 22/0600Z 38.5N  16.5W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 23/0600Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 34.0N  40.7W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 18/1500Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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