Turks and Caicos Islands

Tropical Storm Odette Advisory No. 13

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TROPICAL STORM ODETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 13
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
10 AM EST SUN DEC 07 2003

...ODETTE RAPIDLY MERGING WITH A COLD FRONT AND BECOMING EXTRATROPICAL...

DATA FROM A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE INDICATE THAT ODETTE NO LONGER HAS A CLOSED CIRCULATION AND IS RAPIDLY MERGING WITH A COLD FRONT. AT 10 AM EST...1500Z...THE EXTRATROPICAL LOW PRESSURE AREA ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODETTE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.8 WEST OR ABOUT 150 MILES...240 KM...EAST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.

THE LOW IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 24 MPH ...39 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM ARE NEAR 45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THIS AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MERGING WITH A COLD FRONT OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES ...185 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 10 AM EST POSITION...21.3 N... 68.8 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 24 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 45 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.

THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...UNDER AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.

FORECASTER AVILA