BWS - Tropical Update Bulletin
Advisory #17 (last advisory),
12 pm Sun, Oct 8, 2017 (1500 UTC Sun, Oct 8, 2017)
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KEY: Blue = 34-50 kts, Yellow = 50-64 kts, and Red = 64 kts and greater
Diagonal shading indicates fringe winds (34kts or greater surrounding the storm's core)
Closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs (3 days) is forecast to be 730 nm to the NNW, 2 am Tue, Oct 10, 2017. However, this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.
Current Position: 33.1N 87.3W approx. 1135 nm W of Bermuda
Recent Movement: NNE or 30 degrees at 21 kt
Central Pressure: 996 mb / 29.41 in
Max Winds: 30kt gusts 45kt
BWS Tropical Update Bulletins (TUBs), in line with NHC updates, are normally issued every 6 hours (03, 09, 15, and 21 UTC). When a tropical watch or warning is in effect for Bermuda, intermediate TUBs are issued at 3-hour intervals between the regular TUBs (06, 12, 18, and 00 UTC). Additionally, TUBs may be issued at any time due to significant changes in warnings or in the cyclone.