9 July 2018 - bulletin 463

Updated at 0950 GMT
Latest warnings for 03L and 10W
Final warning for 02L


NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Remnants of Beryl / 02L
Warning 15 from NHC at 0300 GMT
Position 15.8N 62.4W
Location 305 miles SE of San Juan, Puerto Rico
Movement 290° (WNW) at 23 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 45 miles to the north and northeast of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 1010 mbar
Threatened landmasses Lesser Antilles, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola
FINAL WARNING

Beryl has ceased to be a tropical cyclone, and its remnants will soon dissipate over the Caribbean. 

Regional warnings
Rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches, locally up to 5 inches, are expected across the Leeward Islands and Virgin Islands as well as Puerto Rico. 

Likelihood of tropical cyclone regeneration within 48 hours is LOW (0%)Likelihood of tropical cyclone regeneration within 5 days is LOW (30%)

Tropical storm Chris / 03L
Warning 11 from NHC at 0900 GMT
Position 32.4N 74.6W
Location 200 miles SSE of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
Movement 180° (S) at 1 knot
Maximum sustained winds 50 knots gusting to 65 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 70 miles of the centre
Minimum central pressure: 999 mbar
Threatened landmasses North Carolina
Next warning from NHC at 0300 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 80 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.

NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
SUPERTYPHOON Maria / 10W
Warning 27 from JTWC at 0900 GMT
Position 22.4N 131.8E
Location 329 miles SE of Kadena AB, Okinawa
Movement 290° (WNW) at 17 knots
Maximum sustained winds 130 knots gusting to 160 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 120 to 195 miles of the centre
Winds of 64 knots or higher occur within 40 to 70 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Taiwan, China
Maximum significant wave height 42 feet
Next warning from JTWC at 1500 GMT

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

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