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 WTNT22 KNHC 031452
 TCMAT2
 TROPICAL STORM BERTHA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   2
 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022008
 1500 UTC THU JUL 03 2008
  
 INTERESTS IN THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE
 PROGRESS OF BERTHA.
  
 TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 13.3N  24.7W AT 03/1500Z
 POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM
  
 PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR 285 DEGREES AT  12 KT
  
 ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1006 MB
 MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  35 KT WITH GUSTS TO  45 KT.
 34 KT....... 30NE  30SE   0SW  30NW.
 12 FT SEAS.. 30NE  30SE   0SW  30NW.
 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 13.3N  24.7W AT 03/1500Z
 AT 03/1200Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 13.1N  24.2W
  
 FORECAST VALID 04/0000Z 13.8N  26.7W
 MAX WIND  40 KT...GUSTS  50 KT.
 34 KT... 45NE  45SE   0SW  45NW.
  
 FORECAST VALID 04/1200Z 14.7N  29.4W
 MAX WIND  45 KT...GUSTS  55 KT.
 34 KT... 50NE  50SE  30SW  50NW.
  
 FORECAST VALID 05/0000Z 15.6N  32.5W
 MAX WIND  45 KT...GUSTS  55 KT.
 34 KT... 50NE  50SE  30SW  50NW.
  
 FORECAST VALID 05/1200Z 16.6N  35.8W
 MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.
 50 KT... 25NE   0SE   0SW  25NW.
 34 KT... 60NE  60SE  45SW  60NW.
  
 FORECAST VALID 06/1200Z 18.5N  42.5W
 MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
 50 KT... 25NE   0SE   0SW  25NW.
 34 KT... 60NE  60SE  45SW  60NW.
  
 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 07/1200Z 21.5N  48.5W
 MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
  
 OUTLOOK VALID 08/1200Z 25.0N  52.0W
 MAX WIND  55 KT...GUSTS  65 KT.
  
 REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 13.3N  24.7W
  
 NEXT ADVISORY AT 03/2100Z
  
 $$
 FORECASTER BROWN
  
  
 
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