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Tropical Storm Bertha Forecast Advisory

By: National Weather Service
By: National Weather Service

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TROPICAL STORM BERTHA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022008
0300 UTC SAT JUL 05 2008

TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 16.0N 33.5W AT 05/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 30 NM

PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 280 DEGREES AT 18 KT

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1000 MB
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT.
34 KT....... 90NE 30SE 0SW 75NW.
12 FT SEAS..180NE 120SE 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 16.0N 33.5W AT 05/0300Z
AT 05/0000Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 15.8N 32.6W

FORECAST VALID 05/1200Z 16.4N 36.2W
MAX WIND 45 KT...GUSTS 55 KT.
34 KT... 90NE 45SE 30SW 75NW.

FORECAST VALID 06/0000Z 17.0N 39.8W
MAX WIND 45 KT...GUSTS 55 KT.
34 KT... 90NE 45SE 30SW 75NW.

FORECAST VALID 06/1200Z 17.6N 43.6W
MAX WIND 50 KT...GUSTS 60 KT.
50 KT... 45NE 0SE 0SW 45NW.
34 KT... 90NE 60SE 30SW 90NW.

FORECAST VALID 07/0000Z 18.1N 47.3W
MAX WIND 55 KT...GUSTS 65 KT.
50 KT... 45NE 0SE 0SW 45NW.
34 KT... 90NE 60SE 30SW 90NW.

FORECAST VALID 08/0000Z 20.0N 53.5W
MAX WIND 60 KT...GUSTS 75 KT.
50 KT... 40NE 20SE 20SW 40NW.
34 KT...100NE 60SE 60SW 100NW.

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 09/0000Z 22.0N 58.5W
MAX WIND 60 KT...GUSTS 75 KT.

OUTLOOK VALID 10/0000Z 24.0N 63.0W
MAX WIND 60 KT...GUSTS 75 KT.

REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 16.0N 33.5W

NEXT ADVISORY AT 05/0900Z

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