10 July 2018 - bulletin 466

Updated at 1030 GMT
Latest warnings for 03L and 10W
Disturbance update

Tropical storm Chris / 03L
Warning 15 from NHC at 0900 GMT
Position 32.6N 73.9W
Location 200 miles SSE of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
Movement 045° (NE) at 2 knots
Maximum sustained winds 60 knots gusting to 75 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 70 miles of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 993 mbar
Threatened landmasses North Carolina
Next warning from NHC at 1500 GMT

Chris will gradually strengthen as it remains slow-moving off the NC coast. After today, the system will head off northeast whilst strengthening to 75 knots. Chris will become extra-tropical near Newfoundland.

Regional warnings
Life-threatening surf and rip-tide conditions will affect the coasts of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic States.

TYPHOON Maria / 10W
Warning 31 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 24.6N 125.6E
Location 165 miles SW of Kadena AB, Okinawa
Movement 295° (WNW) at 16 knots
Maximum sustained winds 110 knots gusting to 135 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 125 to 190 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 35 to 55 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Taiwan, China
Maximum significant wave height 30 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

Maria will continue to move northwest but and is continuing to weaken gradually as it heads for Taiwan and China.

Update from NHC at 0600 GMT
System 02L
Position 18.1N 70.7W
Likelihood of tropical cyclone regeneration within 48 hours is LOW (10%)
Likelihood of tropical cyclone regeneration within 5 days is MEDIUM (50%)

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