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The Storm MARIA Reports

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by Charles, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Charles

    Looks as though Maria will be around for awhile.
     
  2. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    The 5 PM report

    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 17
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 PM AST SAT SEP 10 2011

    ...CENTER OF MARIA PASSING OVER THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
    ...STRONG WINDS TO REMAIN WELL NORTH OF THE ISLANDS...


    SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...17.9N 62.4W
    ABOUT 50 MI...75 KM ESE OF ST. MARTIN
    ABOUT 245 MI...395 KM E OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES


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

    INTERESTS IN THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...
    PUERTO RICO...THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS...AND THE SOUTHEASTERN
    BAHAMAS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF MARIA.

    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.4 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/H. THIS GENERAL
    MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. ON THE
    FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE AWAY FROM
    THE LEEWARD ISLANDS ON SUNDAY.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS...IN A FEW SQUALLS WELL TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.
    LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...
    325 KM...OVER WATER TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    LESSER ANTILLES...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO.


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

    $$
    FORECASTER BROWN
     
  3. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 110302
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 18...CORRECTED
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 PM AST SAT SEP 10 2011

    CORRECTED TO ADD INTERESTS SHOULD MONITOR STATEMENT

    ...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS MARIA IS BETTER ORGANIZED...
    ...STRONG WINDS TO REMAIN NORTH OF THE LEEWARD AND VIRGIN ISLANDS...


    SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...18.5N 62.9W
    ABOUT 30 MI...50 KM NNE OF ST. MARTIN
    ABOUT 210 MI...340 KM E OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


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

    INTERESTS IN THE LEEWARD ISLANDS...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO
    RICO...THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS...AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
    SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF MARIA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.9 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL
    MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
    ON THE
    FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE AWAY FROM
    THE LEEWARD ISLANDS TONIGHT AND PASS NORTH OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS
    AND PUERTO RICO SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

    REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER INDICATE THAT
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...
    WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
    LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
    AND SUNDAY. SLOW STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
    MONDAY.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325 KM
    MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    LESSER ANTILLES...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER BEVEN


     
  4. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Sunday 5 AM advisory

    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 19
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 AM AST SUN SEP 11 2011

    ...MARIA EXPECTED TO MOVE GRADUALLY AWAY FROM THE EXTREME
    NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN TODAY...


    SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...19.0N 63.7W
    ABOUT 95 MI...150 KM ENE OF ST. THOMAS
    ABOUT 160 MI...260 KM ENE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES


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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 63.7 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION
    IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS. ON THIS TRACK...THE
    CENTER OF MARIA WILL MOVE GRADUALLY AWAY FROM THE EXTREME
    NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS AND MOVE OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH...95
    KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE OCCURRING OVER WATER TO
    THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER. NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH
    IS ANTICIPATED DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325 KM
    TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE THE CENTER.

    THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
    RECONNAISSANCE PLANE A FEW HOURS AGO WAS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    LESSER ANTILLES...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO.



    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER AVILA
     
  5. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Charles.

    Maria seems tame.
     
  6. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Sunday 11 AM advisory

    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 20
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 AM AST SUN SEP 11 2011

    ...CENTER OF MARINA PASSING JUST NORTH OF THE VIRGIN
    ISLANDS...STRONG WINDS REMAIN WELL NORTH OVER THE ATLANTIC
    WATERS...


    SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...19.0N 64.6W
    ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM NNE OF ST. THOMAS
    ABOUT 105 MI...170 KM ENE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES


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

    INTERESTS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...THE TURKS AND CAICOS
    ISLANDS...AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS
    OF MARIA.

    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT NEAR
    LATITUDE 19.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 64.6 WEST. MARIA IS MOVING TOWARD
    THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD THE
    NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...AND THIS MOTION SHOULD CONTINUE
    DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF
    MARIA WILL GRADUALLY MOVE AWAY FROM THE EXTREME NORTHEASTERN
    CARIBBEAN ISLANDS.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE OCCURRING OVER WATER TO THE NORTH AND EAST
    OF THE CENTER. NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS ANTICIPATED
    DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325
    KM...TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.

    THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY THE AIR FORCE
    RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    LESSER ANTILLES...THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND PUERTO RICO.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER BROWN
     
  7. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Charles.
     
  8. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 112037
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 21
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 PM AST SUN SEP 11 2011

    ...CENTER OF MARIA TO PASS WELL NORTH OF PUERTO RICO TONIGHT...


    SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...19.8N 65.2W
    ABOUT 115 MI...180 KM NNE OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


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

    INTERESTS IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...THE TURKS AND CAICOS
    ISLANDS...AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS
    OF MARIA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.2 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H. A TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST MONDAY NIGHT.
    ON THIS TRACK...THE
    CENTER OF MARIA WILL GRADUALLY MOVE AWAY FROM THE EXTREME
    NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS TONIGHT...AND PASS WELL EAST
    OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE OCCURRING OVER WATER TO THE NORTH AND EAST
    OF THE CENTER. NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS ANTICIPATED
    DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325
    KM...TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN
    LEEWARD ISLANDS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

    WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
    OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE
    EXTREME NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TONIGHT AND MONDAY.


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

    $$
    FORECASTER BROWN



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  9. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 120231
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 22
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 PM AST SUN SEP 11 2011

    ...CENTER OF MARIA MOVING FARTHER AWAY FROM THE ISLANDS OF THE
    NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN...


    SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...20.2N 65.9W
    ABOUT 125 MI...200 KM N OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.9 WEST.
    MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H. A TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED BY MONDAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST BY TUESDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE
    CENTER OF MARIA WILL CONTINUE MOVING AWAY FROM THE ISLANDS OF THE
    NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN TONIGHT AND PASS WELL EAST OF THE
    SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE OCCURRING OVER WATER WELL NORTH AND EAST OF
    THE CENTER. NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS ANTICIPATED DURING
    THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

    TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325 KM
    FROM THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN
    LEEWARD ISLANDS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

    WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
    OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE
    EXTREME NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TONIGHT AND MONDAY.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
     
  10. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Monday at 5 AM advisory

    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 23
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 AM AST MON SEP 12 2011

    ...MARIA MOVING AWAY FROM THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS WITH
    LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...


    SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...20.8N 66.3W
    ABOUT 165 MI...270 KM N OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    ABOUT 800 MI...1285 KM S OF BERMUDA
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 66.3 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H. A GRADUAL TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE
    FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA WILL CONTINUE MOVING AWAY FROM
    THE ISLANDS OF THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN AND PASS WELL EAST OF THE
    SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
    HOURS.

    TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325 KM
    FROM THE CENTER. A NOAA BUOY LOCATED ABOUT 85 MILES EAST OF THE
    CENTER RECENTLY REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 47 MPH.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN
    LEEWARD ISLANDS THROUGH TUESDAY.

    WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
    OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE
    EXTREME NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TODAY.



    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER CANGIALOSI
     
  11. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Charles.
     
  12. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Monday at 11 AM

    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 24
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 AM AST MON SEP 12 2011

    ...DISORGANIZED MARIA MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD...


    SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...20.7N 67.3W
    ABOUT 175 MI...285 KM NNW OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
    ABOUT 815 MI...1315 KM S OF BERMUDA
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.3 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/H. A FASTER MOTION TOWARD
    THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A FURTHER INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED BY
    EARLY TUESDAY.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...
    WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE
    NEXT 48 HOURS.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325
    KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER. NOAA BUOY 41043...
    LOCATED ABOUT 150 MILES...240 KM...EAST OF THE CENTER RECENTLY
    REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 40 MPH...65 KM/H...AND A PEAK GUST OF
    49 MPH...79 KM/H.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN
    LEEWARD ISLANDS THROUGH TUESDAY.

    WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
    OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE
    EXTREME NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TODAY.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER BRENNAN
     
  13. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 122031
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 25
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 PM AST MON SEP 12 2011

    ...MARIA DRIFTING NORTHWESTWARD...


    SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...21.0N 67.5W
    ABOUT 360 MI...580 KM ESE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
    ABOUT 800 MI...1285 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.5 WEST.
    MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/H. A FASTER MOTION
    TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TONIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AND NORTH TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
    HOURS.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...
    325 KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER. NOAA BUOY
    41043...LOCATED ABOUT 140 MILES...230 KM...EAST OF THE CENTER
    RECENTLY REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 45 MPH...72 KM/H...AND A
    PEAK GUST OF 52 MPH...83 KM/H.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN
    LEEWARD ISLANDS THROUGH TUESDAY.

    WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
    OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE
    EXTREME NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TODAY.


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

    $$
    FORECASTER BROWN
     
  14. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Mary Ann -- HMM -- northwest.......
     
  15. Jeanie

    Jeanie Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the update
     
  16. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 130231
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 26
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 PM AST MON SEP 12 2011

    ...MARIA INCHING NORTHWESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...


    SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...21.3N 67.5W
    ABOUT 355 MI...570 KM E OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
    ABOUT 780 MI...1250 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.5 WEST.
    MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD THE
    NORTH-NORTHWEST AT A FASTER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...
    FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN
    FORWARD SPEED BY WEDNESDAY.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE
    OF DAYS.

    TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES...370 KM
    FROM THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER THE
    THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN
    LEEWARD ISLANDS THROUGH TUESDAY.

    WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
    OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE
    EXTREME NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN/PASCH
     
  17. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Tuesday 5 AM advisory

    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 27
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 AM AST TUE SEP 13 2011

    ...MARIA CRAWLING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH...


    SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...21.6N 67.7W
    ABOUT 340 MI...545 KM E OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
    ABOUT 760 MI...1225 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


    WATCHES AND WARNINGS
    --------------------
    CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...

    THE BERMUDA WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH
    FOR BERMUDA.

    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...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.

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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.7 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H. THIS GENERAL
    MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A GRADUAL TURN
    TOWARD THE NORTH AT A FASTER FORWARD SPEED ON WEDNESDAY. ON THE
    FORECAST TRACK...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PASS WEST OF BERMUDA ON
    THURSDAY.


    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

    TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES...370 KM
    FROM THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES OVER THE
    THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN
    LEEWARD ISLANDS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
    OVER HIGHER TERRAIN...IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...AND THE
    EXTREME NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS TODAY.



    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...800 AM AST.
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER STEWART
     
  18. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Charles.
     
  19. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Tuesday 11 AM advisory

    TROPICAL STORM MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 28
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 AM AST TUE SEP 13 2011

    ...MARIA MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH...
    ...HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUING OVER PUERTO RICO...


    SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...22.1N 68.0W
    ABOUT 315 MI...505 KM E OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
    ABOUT 730 MI...1175 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


    WATCHES AND WARNINGS
    --------------------
    CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS 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...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.

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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.0 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H. A GRADUAL
    TURN TOWARD THE NORTH AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ARE EXPECTED
    BY EARLY WEDNESDAY...WITH A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND A
    FURTHER INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED EXPECTED BY THURSDAY. ON THE
    FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA WILL PASS WEST OF BERMUDA ON
    THURSDAY.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...
    325 KM...MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

    THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    RAINFALL...MARIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
    4 TO 8 INCHES OVER PUERTO RICO...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15
    TO 20 INCHES OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.
    THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND
    MUDSLIDES OVER AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
    OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE VIRGIN ISLANDS THROUGH
    TUESDAY.

    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ON BERMUDA BY
    WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR EARLY THURSDAY.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 PM AST.
    NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.

    $$
    FORECASTER BRENNAN
     
  20. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Charles.

    Bermuda -- Veendam -- rough seas.
     

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