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Hurricane GORDON


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
HURRICANE GORDON FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
1500 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 35.5N  29.7W AT 19/1500Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST OR  75 DEGREES AT  18 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  973 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  85 KT WITH GUSTS TO 105 KT.
64 KT....... 20NE  30SE  30SW  20NW.
50 KT....... 30NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT....... 70NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 90NE 120SE 120SW 140NW.
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 35.5N  29.7W AT 19/1500Z
AT 19/1200Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 35.2N  30.6W
 
FORECAST VALID 20/0000Z 36.5N  26.8W
MAX WIND  75 KT...GUSTS  90 KT.
64 KT... 20NE  30SE  30SW  20NW.
50 KT... 40NE  60SE  60SW  40NW.
34 KT... 80NE 120SE 120SW  90NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 20/1200Z 38.0N  23.6W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  50SE  50SW  40NW.
34 KT... 80NE 110SE 110SW  80NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 21/0000Z 39.2N  20.8W
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT... 20NE  40SE  40SW  20NW.
34 KT... 80NE 100SE 100SW 100NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 21/1200Z 39.5N  19.0W...POST-TROPICAL
MAX WIND  40 KT...GUSTS  50 KT.
34 KT... 90NE 120SE 120SW 140NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 22/1200Z 39.5N  17.0W...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 23/1200Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 35.5N  29.7W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 19/2100Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
 
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