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Tropical Storm SANDY


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TROPICAL STORM SANDY FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   8...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL182012
0900 UTC WED OCT 24 2012

MODIFIED TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR SOUTHEAST FLORIDA
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA
FROM JUPITER INLET SOUTH TO OCEAN REEF.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FLORIDA UPPER KEYS
FROM OCEAN REEF SOUTHWARD TO CRAIG KEY...INCLUDING FLORIDA BAY.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* JAMAICA
* CUBAN PROVINCES OF CAMAGUEY...LAS TUNAS...GRANMA...SANTIAGO DE
CUBA...HOLGUIN...AND GUANTANAMO

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* HAITI
* THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS...INCLUDING CAT ISLAND...THE EXUMAS...LONG
ISLAND...RUM CAY...AND SAN SALVADOR.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE SOUTHEASTERN AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS
* FLORIDA EAST COAST FROM JUPITER INLET TO OCEAN REEF
* FLORIDA UPPER KEYS FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY
* FLORIDA BAY

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.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN
24 TO 36 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE NORTHWESTERN
BAHAMAS LATER THIS MORNING.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF EAST-CENTRAL
FLORIDA LATER THIS MORNING.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 16.3N  77.0W AT 24/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH OR  10 DEGREES AT  12 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  986 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  60 KT WITH GUSTS TO  75 KT.
50 KT....... 50NE  70SE   0SW   0NW.
34 KT.......100NE 120SE  45SW  45NW.
12 FT SEAS..180NE 180SE  45SW 100NW.
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 16.3N  77.0W AT 24/0900Z
AT 24/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 15.7N  77.1W
 
FORECAST VALID 24/1800Z 17.9N  76.8W...NEAR JAMAICA
MAX WIND  70 KT...GUSTS  85 KT.
64 KT... 20NE  20SE  10SW  15NW.
50 KT... 60NE  70SE  20SW  30NW.
34 KT...100NE 120SE  50SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 25/0600Z 20.6N  76.5W...INLAND EASTERN CUBA
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT... 10NE  10SE   0SW   0NW.
50 KT... 70NE  70SE  20SW  40NW.
34 KT...130NE 120SE  50SW  80NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 25/1800Z 23.3N  76.5W...OVER WATER
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 80NE  70SE  30SW  70NW.
34 KT...170NE 120SE  60SW 170NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 26/0600Z 25.7N  76.6W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 90NE  70SE  50SW  90NW.
34 KT...220NE 120SE  90SW 220NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 27/0600Z 28.2N  76.3W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 90NE  80SE  60SW  90NW.
34 KT...300NE 270SE 120SW 300NW.
 
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 28/0600Z 31.0N  73.6W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 29/0600Z 33.4N  70.3W...POST-TROPICAL
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 16.3N  77.0W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 24/1500Z
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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