Posted by: Drew | July 19, 2008

Tropical Storm Cristobal coming up the coast Jersey Shore July 19 2008

Tropical Storm Cristobal heads up the east coast

Tropical Storm Cristobal heads up the east coast

Well this one should roughen up the surf some and make off shore boating a little more interesting.

As always Check you local News or TV for full forecasts, ETS is simply giving waterfront owners a heads up.

Boat Preparations for Hurricane Season

Great Story on How to secure your boat for a rough storm (You Need To Read This)

The current forecast as of

1100 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2008

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032008
1100 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2008

...CRISTOBAL BEGINNING TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE OUTER BANKS...

AT 11 PM EDT...0300 UTC...ALL COASTAL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE
BEEN DISCONTINUED.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 1100 PM EDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 35.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 75.0 WEST OR ABOUT 30
MILES... 45 KM...EAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.

CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THIS TRACK CRISTOBAL
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST ON MONDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR
TWO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.

CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
NEAR 1 INCH ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF NORTH CAROLINA DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.  ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE IN THIS AREA.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM EDT POSITION...35.2 N...75.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 AM EDT.
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