990  
WTNT22 KNHC 110235  
TCMAT2  
 
TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 8  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172017  
0300 UTC WED OCT 11 2017  
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.  
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 30.7N 37.6W AT 11/0300Z  
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 20 NM  
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST OR 140 DEGREES AT 5 KT  
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1002 MB  
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT.  
34 KT....... 30NE 40SE 50SW 40NW.  
12 FT SEAS.. 90NE 60SE 60SW 90NW.  
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 30.7N 37.6W AT 11/0300Z  
AT 11/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 30.9N 37.8W  
 
FORECAST VALID 11/1200Z 30.3N 37.0W  
MAX WIND 50 KT...GUSTS 60 KT.  
50 KT... 0NE 30SE 30SW 0NW.  
34 KT... 40NE 50SE 60SW 50NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 12/0000Z 30.1N 36.5W  
MAX WIND 55 KT...GUSTS 65 KT.  
50 KT... 30NE 30SE 30SW 30NW.  
34 KT... 60NE 60SE 60SW 60NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 12/1200Z 30.2N 36.0W  
MAX WIND 65 KT...GUSTS 80 KT.  
64 KT... 15NE 15SE 15SW 15NW.  
50 KT... 30NE 30SE 30SW 30NW.  
34 KT... 60NE 60SE 60SW 60NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 13/0000Z 30.7N 35.0W  
MAX WIND 70 KT...GUSTS 85 KT.  
50 KT... 30NE 30SE 30SW 30NW.  
34 KT... 70NE 70SE 70SW 60NW.  
 
FORECAST VALID 14/0000Z 32.5N 30.8W  
MAX WIND 70 KT...GUSTS 85 KT.  
50 KT... 40NE 40SE 40SW 30NW.  
34 KT... 80NE 80SE 80SW 70NW.  
 
EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 150 NM  
ON DAY 4 AND 200 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 15 KT EACH DAY  
 
OUTLOOK VALID 15/0000Z 35.7N 23.2W  
MAX WIND 70 KT...GUSTS 85 KT.  
 
OUTLOOK VALID 16/0000Z 41.0N 14.0W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP  
MAX WIND 65 KT...GUSTS 80 KT.  
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 30.7N 37.6W  
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 11/0900Z  
 

 
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