TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 10
ADVISORY MESSAGE NO. 3
Date: October 1, 2016 Time: 8:30 A.M.
MATTHEW MOVING FARTHER AWAY FROM CURAÇAO.
THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT.
WATCHES/WARNINGS: The Tropical Storm Advisory and Small Craft Advisory have been canceled. The High Surf Advisory remains in effect until further notice, mainly for west facing beaches in Bándabou.
Discussion: Hurricane Matthew continues to move slowly farther away from Curaçao in a westerly direction. The spiral bands with heavy thundershowers associated with it will not affect our region anymore.
POSSIBLE EFFECT ON LOCAL CONDITIONS: .
East to southeast.
Moderate to fresh (11 to 39 km/h) with occasional gusts to strong
(up to 50 km/h).
Seas: Waves will reach heights of 1 to 2 meters (moderate) and the Small Craft Advisory has been canceled on Saturday morning. The High Surf Advisory however remains in effect until further notice, mainly for west facing beaches in Bándabou.
Rainfall: A few light to moderate showers accompanying Matthew are still possible near or over our island.
CENTER’S LATEST AND FORECAST POSITIONS:
Saturday, October 1, 8:00 A.M.
Category Four hurricane
470 km west-northwest of Curaçao.
NEXT BULLETIN: This is the final tropical cyclone bulletin on Matthew. Please refer to our regular forecast bulletins to stay informed about the expected weather and sea conditions.