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Hurricane GORDON


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
HURRICANE GORDON FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
0900 UTC SUN AUG 19 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 EASTERN AZORES
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 HOURS.
PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO
COMPLETION.
 
HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 34.9N  31.6W AT 19/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  15 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE EAST OR  80 DEGREES AT  20 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  20NW.
50 KT....... 40NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT....... 80NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
12 FT SEAS..120NE 180SE 240SW 180NW.
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 34.9N  31.6W AT 19/0900Z
AT 19/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 34.7N  32.6W
 
FORECAST VALID 19/1800Z 35.7N  28.6W
MAX WIND  80 KT...GUSTS 100 KT.
64 KT... 25NE  30SE  30SW  20NW.
50 KT... 50NE  70SE  70SW  40NW.
34 KT... 90NE 120SE 120SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/0600Z 37.2N  25.0W
MAX WIND  70 KT...GUSTS  85 KT.
64 KT... 25NE  30SE  30SW  20NW.
50 KT... 50NE  70SE  70SW  40NW.
34 KT...100NE 130SE 130SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/1800Z 38.6N  22.0W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 50NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT...100NE 120SE 120SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 21/0600Z 39.4N  19.4W
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT...  0NE   0SE  60SW  60NW.
34 KT... 90NE 120SE 140SW 120NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 22/0600Z 39.7N  16.0W...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 250 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 325 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 23/0600Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 34.9N  31.6W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 19/1500Z
 
$$
FORECASTER CANGIALOSI/BROWN
 
 
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