Sunday, October 2, 2011

Public Tropical Cyclone Advisory

500 PM AST SUN OCT 02 2011

...PHILIPPE HANGING TOUGH AGAINST STRONG UPPER-LEVEL WINDS...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.3N 52.9W
ABOUT 825 MI...1330 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 52.9 WEST. PHILIPPE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/H. A WEST TO
WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED EXPECTED ON TUESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS WHILE
PHILIPPE CONTINUES TO BE IMPACTED BY STRONG UPPER-LEVEL WINDS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.

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FORECASTER BERG


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