17 July 2017 - bulletin 398

Updated at 2340 GMT
Latest warning for 06E and 07E
First warning for 05L
Disturbance update



EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
HURRICANE Fernanda / 06E
Warning 24 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 14.1N 131.6W
Location 1600 miles E of Hilo, Hawaii
Movement 295° (WNW) at 8 knots
Maximum sustained winds 110 knots gusting to 135 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 115 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 30 miles of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 954 mbar
Threatened landmasses NONE
Next warning from NHC at 0300 GMT

Fernanda will continue to move westnorthwest and is expected to gradually weaken over the next few days.

As this system is expected to pass west of 140W as a tropical cyclone, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center will take over the issuance of warnings at that point.

Tropical depression 07E
Warning 02 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 14.1N 106.1W
Location 360 miles SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico
Movement 275° (W) at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds 30 knots gusting to 40 knots
Minimum central pressure: 1007 mbar
Threatened landmasses NONE
Next warning from NHC at 0300 GMT

07E will move westnorthwest into the open Pacific. The system will not intensify to more than 40 knots before weakening again.

NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Don / 05L
Warning 01 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 11.2N 52.6W
Location 485 miles ESE of Barbados
Movement 275° (W) at 15 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 25 miles of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mbar
Threatened landmasses NONE
Next warning from NHC at 0000 GMT
 
Don has formed and will move quickly west. The storm will strengthen to 40 knots for two days, before dissipating under adverse conditions.

Regional warnings
A tropical storm WARNING is in force for Grenada
A tropical storm watch is in force for Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and St Lucia
Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are expected across the Windward Islands.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 2100 GMT
System 95L is now 05L

System No Invest Assigned
Position 9N 39W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is LOW (10%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is LOW (20%) 

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from NHC at 1800 GMT
System 98E
Position 13.6N 116.5W
Location 750 miles SW of the southern tip of Baja California
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 48 hours is MEDIUM (60%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 5 days is MEDIUM (60%)

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