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HURRICANE CRISTOBAL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  13A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042014
800 PM EDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...CRISTOBAL STRENGTHENS A LITTLE...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.7N 71.5W
ABOUT 435 MI...700 KM WSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...983 MB...29.03 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BERMUDA

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE IN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE
MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE CRISTOBAL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 71.5 WEST.  CRISTOBAL
IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/H.  A NORTHWARD TO
NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS FORECAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY
A FASTER NORTHEASTWARD MOTION ON THURSDAY.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO PASS NORTHWEST OF
BERMUDA ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

OBSERVATIONS FROM A NOAA HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT THE
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

CRISTOBAL HAS A LARGE WIND FIELD.  HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND
OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM...FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 240 MILES...390 KM.

THE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT RECENTLY REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL
PRESSURE OF 983 MB...29.03 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER BERMUDA.

WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON BERMUDA WEDNESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY CRISTOBAL ARE AFFECTING BERMUDA AND
PORTIONS OF THE U.S. EAST COAST FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA NORTHWARD TO
NORTH CAROLINA...AND WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD ALONG THE U.S. EAST COAST
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS. FOR MORE
INFORMATION...PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER
OFFICE.


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM EDT.

$$
FORECASTER PASCH



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