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The Storm MARIA Reports

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  1. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

  2. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    8 PM Thursday update

    HURRICANE MARIA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 37A
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    800 PM AST THU SEP 15 2011

    ...MARIA ACCELERATING TOWARD SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND...


    SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...36.8N 65.0W
    ABOUT 915 MI...1475 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 40 MPH...65 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHES


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

    NONE.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO JONES HARBOUR.


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

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
    EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 HOURS.

    A HURRICANE WARNING COULD BE REQUIRED FOR A PORTION OF THE AVALON
    PENINSULA THIS EVENING.


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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS LOCATED
    NEAR LATITUDE 36.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.0 WEST. MARIA IS MOVING
    TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H. THIS MOTION IS
    EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT...WITH A TURN TO THE NORTHEAST AT AN
    EVEN FASTER FORWARD SPEED EXPECTED ON FRIDAY. ON THE FORECAST
    TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA WILL PASS NEAR OR OVER THE AVALON
    PENINSULA ON FRIDAY.


    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...
    WITH HIGHER GUSTS. MARIA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
    SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
    POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING LIKELY BEGINS LATER ON FRIDAY.

    HURRICANE-FORCE-WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
    THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 240
    MILES...390 KM.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN THE
    WARNING AREA ON FRIDAY MORNING. HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
    IN THE WATCH AREA BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

    RAINFALL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND ASSOCIATED WITH MARIA.

    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF
    WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL
    BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.


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

    $$
    FORECASTER STEWART
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2011
  3. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 160245
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    HURRICANE MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 38
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 PM AST THU SEP 15 2011

    ...MARIA MOVING RAPIDLY TOWARD SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND...


    SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...38.5N 63.5W
    ABOUT 775 MI...1245 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 43 MPH...69 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 INCHES


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

    NONE.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO JONES HARBOUR.

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

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
    EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 HOURS.

    A HURRICANE WARNING COULD BE REQUIRED FOR A PORTION OF THE AVALON
    PENINSULA EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

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


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 38.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 63.5 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 43 MPH...69 KM/H. THIS GENERAL
    MOTION ACCOMPANIED BY A STEADY INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
    EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.
    ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER
    OF MARIA SHOULD PASS NEAR OR OVER THE AVALON PENINSULA ON FRIDAY
    AFTERNOON.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS.
    MARIA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
    HURRICANE WIND SCALE. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED BEFORE
    MARIA MOVES OVER OR NEAR THE AVALON PENINSULA ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

    HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
    THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO
    205 MILES...335 KM.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN THE
    WARNING AREA ON FRIDAY MORNING. HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
    IN THE WATCH AREA BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

    RAINFALL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND ASSOCIATED WITH MARIA.

    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF
    WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL
    BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.


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

    $$
    FORECASTER STEWART
     
  4. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 160541
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    HURRICANE MARIA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 38A
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    200 AM AST FRI SEP 16 2011

    ...HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF NEWFOUNDLAND...


    SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...40.0N 62.0W
    ABOUT 640 MI...1030 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 44 MPH...70 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB...29.06 INCHES


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

    ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS REPLACED THE HURRICANE WATCH AND TROPICAL
    STORM WARNING WITH A HURRICANE WARNING FOR THE COAST OF
    NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH. THE TROPICAL STORM
    WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED NORTHWARD FROM JONES HARBOUR TO
    CHARLOTTETOWN AND WESTWARD FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO STONES COVE.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONES COVE TO ARNOLDS COVE AND FROM BRIGUS
    SOUTH TO CHARLOTTETOWN

    A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
    SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12
    TO 24 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE
    RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
    EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12
    TO 24 HOURS.

    FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
    PRODUCTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS LOCATED
    NEAR LATITUDE 40.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.0 WEST.
    MARIA IS MOVING
    TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 44 MPH...70 KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION
    ACCOMPANIED BY A STEADY INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
    THROUGH THE DAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA
    SHOULD PASS NEAR OR OVER THE AVALON PENINSULA THIS AFTERNOON.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS.
    MARIA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
    HURRICANE WIND SCALE. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED BEFORE
    MARIA MOVES OVER OR NEAR THE AVALON PENINSULA THIS AFTERNOON.

    HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
    THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO
    205 MILES...335 KM.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 984 MB...29.06 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND WITHIN THE WARNING AREA LATER THIS
    MORNING. HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HURRICANE
    WARNING AREA BY MIDDAY.

    RAINFALL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARIA.

    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF
    WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL
    BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.

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

    $$
    FORECASTER BERG/AVILA
     
  5. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Friday 5 AM advisory

    HURRICANE MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 39
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 AM AST FRI SEP 16 2011

    ...MARIA RACING NORTHEASTWARD...CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE
    OVER SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND DURING THE MORNING HOURS...



    SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...41.7N 60.3W
    ABOUT 495 MI...800 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 45 MPH...72 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...979 MB...28.91 INCHES


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

    NONE.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONES COVE TO ARNOLDS COVE AND FROM BRIGUS
    SOUTH TO CHARLOTTETOWN


    A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
    SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12
    HOURS OR SO. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE
    RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
    EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12
    TO 24 HOURS.

    FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
    PRODUCTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS LOCATED
    NEAR LATITUDE 41.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 60.3 WEST. MARIA IS MOVING
    TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 45 MPH...72 KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION
    WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE
    DAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND ADDITIONAL
    ACCELERATION BY TONIGHT. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF
    MARIA SHOULD PASS NEAR OR OVER EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND
    THIS AFTERNOON.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. MARIA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
    HURRICANE WIND SCALE. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED BEFORE
    MARIA MOVES OVER SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND LATER TODAY. SOME
    WEAKENING IS ANTICIPATED BY TONIGHT...AND MARIA COULD BE ABSORBED
    WITHIN A FRONTAL ZONE BY SATURDAY.

    HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
    THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205
    MILES...335 KM.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 979 MB...28.91 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND WITHIN THE WARNING AREA LATER THIS
    MORNING. HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HURRICANE
    WARNING AREA BY MIDDAY.

    RAINFALL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARIA.

    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF
    WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL
    BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.



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

    $$
    FORECASTER BERG/AVILA
     
  6. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the update Charles

    Glad I am not on the Veendam heading back to NY today.
     
  7. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Friday 8 AM update

    HURRICANE MARIA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 39A
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    800 AM AST FRI SEP 16 2011

    ...WINDS ALREADY INCREASING OVER THE AVALON PENINSULA...


    SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...42.6N 58.2W
    ABOUT 375 MI...605 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 45 MPH...72 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...979 MB...28.91 INCHES


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

    NONE.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONES COVE TO ARNOLDS COVE AND FROM BRIGUS
    SOUTH TO CHARLOTTETOWN

    A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
    SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12
    HOURS OR SO. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE
    RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
    EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12
    TO 24 HOURS.

    FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
    PRODUCTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS LOCATED
    NEAR LATITUDE 42.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 58.2 WEST. MARIA IS MOVING
    TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 45 MPH...72 KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION
    WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE
    DAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND ADDITIONAL
    ACCELERATION BY TONIGHT. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF
    MARIA SHOULD PASS NEAR OR OVER EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND
    THIS AFTERNOON.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. MARIA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
    HURRICANE WIND SCALE. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED BEFORE
    MARIA MOVES OVER SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND LATER TODAY. SOME
    WEAKENING IS ANTICIPATED BY TONIGHT...AND MARIA COULD BE ABSORBED
    WITHIN A FRONTAL ZONE BY SATURDAY.

    HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
    THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205
    MILES...335 KM.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 979 MB...28.91 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND WITHIN THE WARNING AREA LATER THIS
    MORNING. HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE HURRICANE
    WARNING AREA BY MIDDAY.

    RAINFALL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARIA.

    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF
    WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL
    BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.


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

    $$
    FORECASTER BLAKE/BEVEN
     
  8. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    Friday 11 AM advisory

    HURRICANE MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 40
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    1100 AM AST FRI SEP 16 2011

    ...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS OVER
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND...



    SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
    -----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...44.6N 56.3W
    ABOUT 210 MI...340 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 52 MPH...83 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...983 MB...29.03 INCHES


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

    NONE.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONES COVE TO ARNOLDS COVE AND FROM BRIGUS
    SOUTH TO CHARLOTTETOWN


    A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
    SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 6
    TO 12 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE
    COMPLETED.

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
    EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 6 TO
    12 HOURS.

    FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
    PRODUCTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 44.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 56.3 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 52 MPH...83 KM/H. THIS GENERAL
    MOTION WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY. ON THE
    FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA SHOULD PASS NEAR OR OVER
    EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND THIS AFTERNOON.


    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...
    WITH HIGHER GUSTS. MARIA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
    SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE. MARIA SHOULD WEAKEN AFTER
    CROSSING NEWFOUNDLAND AND LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS BY TONIGHT.

    HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...
    SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND
    OUTWARD UP TO 275 MILES...445 KM...MOSTLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
    CANADIAN BUOY 44141 RECENTLY REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 47 MPH...
    76 KM/H...WITH A PEAK GUST OF 67 MPH...108 KM/H.

    THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON DATA FROM THE
    CANADIAN BUOY NETWORK IS 983 MB...29.03 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND THROUGH TONIGHT. HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE
    EXPECTED IN THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA BY MIDDAY.

    RAINFALL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARIA.

    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF
    WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL
    BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.


    NEXT ADVISORY

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

    $$
    FORECASTER BLAKE/BEVEN
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2011
  9. Krazy Kruizers

    Krazy Kruizers Holland America Specialist

    Thank you for the updates Charles.
     
  10. Charles

    Charles Captain Weather

    2 PM update on Friday

    HURRICANE MARIA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 40A
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    200 PM AST FRI SEP 16 2011

    ...MARIA LOSING TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS AS IT RACES TOWARD
    NEWFOUNDLAND...


    SUMMARY OF 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...46.4N 53.8W
    ABOUT 40 MI...60 KM WSW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 54 MPH...87 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...983 MB...29.03 INCHES


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

    NONE.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM ARNOLDS COVE TO BRIGUS SOUTH

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONES COVE TO ARNOLDS COVE
    * NEWFOUNDLAND FROM BRIGUS SOUTH TO CHARLOTTETOWN

    FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA..PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS
    ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE MARIA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 46.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 53.8 WEST. MARIA IS
    MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 54 MPH...87 KM/H. THIS GENERAL
    MOTION WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY. ON
    THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF MARIA SHOULD PASS NEAR OR OVER
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. MARIA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
    HURRICANE WIND SCALE. MARIA SHOULD WEAKEN AFTER CROSSING
    NEWFOUNDLAND AND LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS BY TONIGHT.

    HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...
    SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND
    OUTWARD UP TO 275 MILES...445 KM...MOSTLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
    CANADIAN BUOY 44138 RECENTLY REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 58 MPH...
    94 KM/H...WITH A PEAK GUST OF 79 MPH...128 KM/H.

    THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 983 MB...29.03 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND THROUGH TONIGHT. HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE
    POSSIBLE IN THE WARNING AREA THIS AFTERNOON...BUT MORE LIKELY WILL
    BE CONFINED TO THE COASTAL WATERS SOUTHEAST OF CAPE RACE.

    RAINFALL...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS
    SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARIA.

    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF
    WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL. NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL
    BE ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.


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

    $$
    FORECASTER BLAKE/BEVEN
     
  11. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Forever Remembered

    Charles - do you think we can go hide for awhile?:clap:



    000
    WTNT34 KNHC 162040
    TCPAT4

    BULLETIN
    POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA ADVISORY NUMBER 41
    NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL142011
    500 PM AST FRI SEP 16 2011

    ...MARIA BECOMES A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE NORTHEAST OF
    NEWFOUNDLAND...
    THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY...


    SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
    ----------------------------------------------
    LOCATION...48.5N 51.5W
    ABOUT 145 MI...235 KM NNE OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
    PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 58 MPH...93 KM/H
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...982 MB...29.00 INCHES


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

    ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS DISCONTINUED THE HURRICANE AND TROPICAL
    STORM WARNINGS FOR NEWFOUNDLAND.

    SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

    NONE.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS
    ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.


    DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
    ------------------------------
    AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE MARIA
    WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 48.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 51.5 WEST.
    MARIA
    IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AT 58 MPH...93 KM/H...AND THAT
    MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL IT IS ABSORBED WITHIN A COLD
    FRONT THIS EVENING.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110
    KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THE CYCLONE SHOULD WEAKEN UNTIL IT
    MERGES WITH A FRONT TONIGHT.

    GALE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 310 MILES...500 KM...MOSTLY TO
    THE SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER.

    THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE FROM CANADIAN OBSERVATION
    STATIONS IS 982 MB...29.00 INCHES.


    HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
    ----------------------
    STORM SURGE...COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO SUBSIDE OVERNIGHT.


    NEXT ADVISORY
    -------------
    THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
    CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE
    FOUND IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
    SERVICE...UNDER AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.



    $$
    FORECASTER BLAKE/BEVEN


     

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