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Jul 08

REMNANTS OF BERYL ALERT STATEMENT

REMNANTS OF BERYL ALERT STATEMENT
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES 5:15 PM ECT SUN, JUL 8, 2018
THIS IS FOR THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS THE REMNANT OF BERYL IS RACING TOWARD THE LESSER ANTILLES.
AT 500 PM ECT OR 2100Z THE REMNANTS OF BERYL WERE LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.2 NORTH, LONGITUDE 60.3 WEST OR ABOUT 190 NAUTICAL MILES ESE OF ST. KITTS AND NEVIS. THE REMNANTS ARE MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 26 MPH, AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO MONDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK THE REMNANTS OF BERYL WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LEEWARD ISLANDS, AND MOVE NEAR OR SOUTH THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS ON MONDAY.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. FURTHER WEAKENING IS ANTICIPATED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND UP TO 45 MILES MAINLY TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST OF THE CENTRE.
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB OR 29.74 INCHES.
THE REMNANTS OF BERYL ARE EXPECTED TO BRING FRESH TO STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND RAINS TO THE LEEWARD ISLANDS OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS ON MONDAY.
A SMALL CRAFT WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT AND HENCE RESIDENTS SHOULD SECURE LIGHT AND LOSE OBJECTS.
RESIDENTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SYSTEM UNTIL IT IS TOTALLY OUT OF THE AREA. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE REFLECTED IN FUTURE WEATHER FORECAST.
THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY ON THE SYSTEM.
FORECASTER LORNE SALMON

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