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Tropical Storm SANDY


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
TROPICAL STORM SANDY FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL182012
0900 UTC SAT OCT 27 2012
 
CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED SOUTH OF SEBASTIAN
INLET FLORIDA.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* FLORIDA EAST COAST FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO SAINT AUGUSTINE
* SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO DUCK...INCLUDING PAMLICO
AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS
* GREAT ABACO AND GRAND BAHAMA ISLANDS
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* SAVANNAH RIVER TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER
* FLORIDA EAST COAST FROM NORTH OF SAINT AUGUSTINE TO
FERNANDINA BEACH
* BERMUDA
 
IN ADDITION...GALE...STORM AND HIGH WIND WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN
EFFECT FOR AREAS NORTH OF THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING AREA. SEE
STATEMENTS FROM LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF SANDY.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 28.6N  76.7W AT 27/0900Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST OR  20 DEGREES AT   9 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  969 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  60 KT WITH GUSTS TO  75 KT.
50 KT....... 30NE  30SE  70SW 130NW.
34 KT.......390NE 200SE 170SW 280NW.
12 FT SEAS..510NE 600SE 300SW 330NW.
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 28.6N  76.7W AT 27/0900Z
AT 27/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 28.1N  76.9W
 
FORECAST VALID 27/1800Z 29.8N  75.8W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 60NE  90SE 100SW 150NW.
34 KT...390NE 240SE 200SW 270NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 28/0600Z 31.4N  74.2W
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT... 70NE 120SE 150SW 170NW.
34 KT...360NE 270SE 270SW 270NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 28/1800Z 33.2N  72.5W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 90NE 100SE 150SW 150NW.
34 KT...360NE 300SE 300SW 270NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 29/0600Z 35.7N  71.6W
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
50 KT...120NE 120SE 150SW 170NW.
34 KT...360NE 330SE 300SW 300NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 30/0600Z 40.0N  75.5W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT...150NE 150SE   0SW   0NW.
34 KT...360NE 300SE 120SW  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 31/0600Z 41.5N  77.5W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  40 KT...GUSTS  50 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 01/0600Z 43.5N  77.5W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 28.6N  76.7W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 27/1500Z
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
 
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