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Hurricane GORDON


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HURRICANE GORDON FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
2100 UTC SAT AUG 18 2012
 
CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN AZORES
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 34.1N  36.4W AT 18/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE EAST OR  85 DEGREES AT  18 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  969 MB
EYE DIAMETER  20 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  90 KT WITH GUSTS TO 110 KT.
64 KT....... 20NE  30SE  30SW   0NW.
50 KT....... 40NE  60SE  60SW  20NW.
34 KT....... 80NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
12 FT SEAS..120NE 210SE 240SW 150NW.
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 34.1N  36.4W AT 18/2100Z
AT 18/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 34.0N  37.5W
 
FORECAST VALID 19/0600Z 34.4N  33.2W
MAX WIND  90 KT...GUSTS 110 KT.
64 KT... 30NE  40SE  40SW  20NW.
50 KT... 50NE  70SE  70SW  40NW.
34 KT... 90NE 120SE 120SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 19/1800Z 35.4N  29.2W
MAX WIND  80 KT...GUSTS 100 KT.
64 KT... 30NE  40SE  40SW  20NW.
50 KT... 50NE  70SE  70SW  40NW.
34 KT...100NE 130SE 130SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/0600Z 36.8N  25.5W
MAX WIND  70 KT...GUSTS  85 KT.
64 KT... 20NE  30SE  30SW   0NW.
50 KT... 50NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT...100NE 130SE 130SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/1800Z 38.0N  22.8W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 20NE  40SE  40SW   0NW.
34 KT... 90NE 140SE 140SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 21/1800Z 39.0N  19.0W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT...  0NE   0SE  60SW  30NW.
 
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 22/1800Z 39.0N  16.5W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 23/1800Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 34.1N  36.4W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 19/0300Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
 
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