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July 23, 2014, Advisory #7 at 0900z - position 13.9N 53.2W, motion 285 degrees @17 kts, winds 30kt gusts to 40kt, pressure 1012mb.

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Area Buoys
latlon appr
42059
15.0N 67.4W
42085
17.8N 66.5W
41053
18.5N 66.0W
41043
21N 65W
SRBV3
17.8N 64.7W
41052
18.3N 64.7W
42060  
16.5N 63.5W
BARA9
17.6N 61.8W
41044
21.6N 58.7W
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MAIN PAGES of TROPICAL WEATHER LINKS

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TROPICAL CYCLONE CLASSIFICATIONS


Tropical Depression (numbered)
    20 - 34 knots
Tropical Storm (named)
    35 - 64 knots
Hurricane (named)
    65 knots or higher

Saffir-Simpson Scale
Category Wind - KTS Wind - MPH Pressure - MB
1  65 -  82  74 -  95 > 980
2  83 -  95  96 - 110 965 - 979
3  96 - 113 111 - 130 945 - 964
4 114 - 135 131 - 155 920 - 944
5 > 135 > 155 < 920

cool!   From US Navy: weather calculators/converters


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TRANSLATIONS FOR ACRONYMS

EUMETSAT - European Meteorological Satellite Organisation
FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency
FNMOC - Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanograph Center US Navy
GHCC - Global Hydrology and Climate Center NASA
HPC - Hydrometeriological Prediction Center
IWIN - Interactive Weather Information Service
NCEP - National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NESDIS - National Environmental Satellite, Data, & Information Service
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NRL - Naval Research Laboratory
NWS - National Weather Service
OSDPD - Office of Satellite Data Processing and Distribution
SPC - Storm Prediction Center, Norman OK
SSD - Satellite Services Division
TPC - Tropical Prediction Center, Coral Gables FL
(also NHC - National Hurricane Center)
NWS - National Weather Service

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... about TIME

Most weather info is presented in UTC (Coordinated Universal Time),
also known as GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) or represented simply with a "z" for Zulu.
To figure out what time a photo was made, use the following table:


Atlantic Std/Eastern Daylight
  subtract 4 hours from UTC
Eastern Std/Central Daylight 
  subtract 5 hours from UTC
Central Std/Mountain Daylight 
  subtract 6 hours from UTC
Mountain Std/Pacific Daylight 
  subtract 7 hours from UTC
Pacific Standard 
  subtract 8 hours from UTC

If you want to get the current, accurate time in both your time zone and UTC,
try this nifty link to a java version of the NIST Atomic Clock


Time zone converter - what time is it in (you choose)?

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