WTNT32 KNHC 290241
Remnants Of Kirk Advisory Number 21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122018
1100 PM AST Fri Sep 28 2018
…KIRK BECOMES AN OPEN WAVE OVER THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA…
…THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY…
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST…0300 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 190 MI…310 KM SSW OF ST. CROIX
ABOUT 230 MI…370 KM S OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH…22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the remnants of Kirk were located near
latitude 15.1 North, longitude 65.8 West. The remnants are moving
toward the west-northwest at 14 mph (22 km/h), and the wave is
expected to continue moving westward across the Caribbean Sea
during the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km)
to the east of the wave axis.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
RAINFALL: The remnants of Kirk are expected to produce 2 to 4
inches of rain with isolated maximum totals of 6 inches across St.
Croix and eastern Puerto Rico overnight through Saturday.
This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on this system. Additional information on this system can be
found in High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service,
under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and available
on the Web at https://ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.shtml.