922  
WTNT33 KNHC 121509 CCA  
TCPAT3  
 
BULLETIN  
POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE CHRIS ADVISORY NUMBER 24...CORRECTED  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032018  
1100 AM AST THU JUL 12 2018  
 
CORRECTED DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK SECTION  
 
...POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE CHRIS RACING TOWARD CAPE RACE AND THE  
AVALON PENINSULA OF NEWFOUNDLAND...   
..THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...44.4N 57.7W  
ABOUT 290 MI...470 KM E OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA  
ABOUT 275 MI...440 KM SW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 36 MPH...57 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHES  
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS  
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THERE ARE NO TROPICAL CYCLONE COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.  
 
INTERESTS IN ATLANTIC CANADA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF CHRIS.  
 
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK  
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AT 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), THE CENTER OF POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE  
CHRIS WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 44.4 NORTH, LONGITUDE 57.7 WEST.  
THE POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR  
36 MPH (57 KM/H) AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH  
FRIDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, CHRIS IS EXPECTED TO PASS OVER OR  
NEAR THE AVALON PENINSULA OF SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND LATE  
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING TODAY.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH (110 KM/H) WITH HIGHER  
GUSTS. SLIGHT WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.  
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES (335 KM)  
FROM THE CENTER. A CANADIAN BUOY JUST EAST OF THE CENTER RECENTLY  
REPORTED A SUSTAINED WIND OF 58 MPH (94 KM/H) AND GUST TO 71 MPH  
(115 KM/H).  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB (29.15 INCHES).  
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND  
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SURF: EVEN THOUGH CHRIS IS MOVING AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES,  
SWELLS GENERATED BY THE STORM WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE COAST FROM  
NORTH CAROLINA NORTHWARD TO NEW ENGLAND DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF  
DAYS. SWELLS WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD ALONG THE SOUTHERN COASTS OF  
NOVA SCOTIA AND NEWFOUNDLAND OVERNIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY. THESE  
SWELLS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS.  
PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.  
 
RAINFALL: CHRIS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF  
1 TO 3 INCHES (25 TO 75 MILLIMETERS) OVER NEWFOUNDLAND, WITH  
POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES (150 MILLIMETERS).  
THESE RAINS MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. SABLE ISLAND HAS RECEIVED  
MORE THAN 2.3 INCHES (60 MILLIMETERS) OF RAINFALL DURING THE PAST  
FEW HOURS.  
 
NEXT ADVISORY  
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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, WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC, AND AVAILABLE  
ON THE WEB AT HTTPS://OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/SHTML/NFDHSFAT1.SHTML. OTHER  
INFORMATION ON POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE CHRIS CAN BE FOUND IN PRODUCTS  
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA/CANADIAN HURRICANE CENTRE ON THE  
INTERNET AT WEATHER.GC.CA/HURRICANE/.  
 

 
FORECASTER STEWART  
 
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