BWS - Tropical Update Bulletin
HURRICANE SAM
IS NOT A THREAT TO BERMUDA AT THIS TIME
Advisory #42,
12 am Sun, Oct 3, 2021 (300 UTC Sun, Oct 3, 2021)
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KEY: Blue = 34-50 kts, Yellow = 50-64 kts, and Red = 64 kts and greater
Diagonal shading indicates fringe winds (34kts or greater surrounding the storm's core)
Closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs (3 days) has passed.
Current Position: 36.4N 57.1W approx. 454 nm NE of Bermuda
Recent Movement: NE or 40 degrees at 14 kt
Central Pressure: 955 mb / 28.20 in
Max Winds: 100kt gusts 120kt
BWS Tropical Update Bulletins (TUBs), in line with NHC updates, are normally issued every 6 hours for tropical cyclones forecast to be in Bermuda's vicinity (03, 09, 15, and 21 UTC). When a tropical watch or warning is in effect for Bermuda, intermediate TUBs are issued at 3-hour intervals between the regular TUBs (06, 12, 18, and 00 UTC). Additionally, TUBs may be issued at any time due to significant changes in warnings or in the cyclone.