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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042003
2100Z WED JUL 09 2003
 
AT 5 PM EDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE EAST COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
FROM CHETUMAL TO CABO CATOCHE.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A
HURRICANE WATCH ARE NOW IN EFFECT FROM CHETUMAL TO CABO CATOCHE.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR JAMAICA AND GRAND
CAYMAN.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LITTLE CAYMAN
AND CAYMAN BRAC.
 
INTERESTS IN BELIZE AND THE REMAINDER OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF CLAUDETTE.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 16.0N  79.7W AT 09/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 280 DEGREES AT  21 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1002 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  55 KT WITH GUSTS TO  65 KT.
50 KT....... 40NE   0SE   0SW  40NW.
34 KT.......140NE  25SE  25SW 140NW.
12 FT SEAS..250NE 200SE 100SW 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 16.0N  79.7W AT 09/2100Z
AT 09/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 15.8N  78.6W
 
FORECAST VALID 10/0600Z 16.8N  82.3W
MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
50 KT... 40NE   0SE   0SW  40NW.
34 KT...140NE  25SE  25SW 140NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 10/1800Z 18.3N  85.6W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
50 KT... 50NE  25SE  25SW  50NW.
34 KT...140NE  75SE  75SW 140NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 11/0600Z 19.8N  88.1W...INLAND
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
50 KT... 40NE  20SE  20SW  40NW.
34 KT...140NE  75SE  75SW 140NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 11/1800Z 21.2N  90.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  35 KT...GUSTS  45 KT.
34 KT...125NE  75SE  75SW 125NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 12/1800Z 23.0N  92.0W...OVER WATER
MAX WIND  40 KT...GUSTS  50 KT.
34 KT...125NE  75SE  75SW 125NW.
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 275 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 375 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY
 
OUTLOOK VALID 13/1800Z 24.5N  93.5W
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
 
OUTLOOK VALID 14/1800Z 25.5N  95.0W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 16.0N  79.7W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 10/0300Z
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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