Monday, September 01, 2008

Hurricane Gustav Forecast/Advisory #30

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WTNT22 KNHC 010251
TCMAT2
HURRICANE GUSTAV FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 30
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL072008
0300 UTC MON SEP 01 2008

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM JUST EAST OF HIGH ISLAND EASTWARD TO THE ALABAMA-FLORIDA BORDER...INCLUDING THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM EAST OF THE ALABAMA-FLORIDA BORDER TO THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER.

HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 27.3N 88.1W AT 01/0300Z POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 15 NM

PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHWEST OR 315 DEGREES AT 14 KT

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 954 MB EYE DIAMETER 30 NM MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT WITH GUSTS TO 120 KT. 64 KT....... 50NE 30SE 30SW 60NW. 50 KT.......120NE 90SE 60SW 120NW. 34 KT.......190NE 175SE 140SW 180NW. 12 FT SEAS..210NE 250SE 180SW 180NW. 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 27.3N 88.1W AT 01/0300Z AT 01/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 26.8N 87.7W

FORECAST VALID 01/1200Z 28.6N 89.9W MAX WIND 105 KT...GUSTS 130 KT. 64 KT... 50NE 30SE 30SW 50NW. 50 KT...120NE 90SE 60SW 90NW. 34 KT...190NE 175SE 140SW 140NW.

FORECAST VALID 02/0000Z 30.1N 91.9W...INLAND MAX WIND 85 KT...GUSTS 105 KT. 64 KT... 50NE 30SE 30SW 30NW. 50 KT... 90NE 90SE 60SW 75NW. 34 KT...150NE 175SE 140SW 120NW.

FORECAST VALID 02/1200Z 31.1N 93.3W...INLAND MAX WIND 50 KT...GUSTS 60 KT. 50 KT... 50NE 0SE 0SW 0NW. 34 KT...100NE 125SE 75SW 75NW.

FORECAST VALID 03/0000Z 31.8N 94.3W...INLAND MAX WIND 30 KT...GUSTS 40 KT.

FORECAST VALID 04/0000Z 32.0N 95.0W...INLAND MAX WIND 25 KT...GUSTS 35 KT.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 225 NM ON DAY 4 AND 300 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 20 KT EACH DAY

OUTLOOK VALID 05/0000Z 32.0N 95.5W...INLAND MAX WIND 25 KT...GUSTS 35 KT.

OUTLOOK VALID 06/0000Z 32.0N 96.0W...REMNANT LOW MAX WIND 20 KT...GUSTS 30 KT.

REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 27.3N 88.1W

NEXT ADVISORY AT 01/0900Z

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FORECASTER FRANKLIN