Hurricane Fiona 19th September Update

Tropical storm Fiona, made landfall as a category 1 Hurricane. The center is forecast to pass near or to the east of the Turks and Caicos on Tue.
Some strengthening is expected during the next few days after the Fiona emerges over the southwestern Atlantic, and Fiona is forecast to become a major hurricane by Wed.

As of 0900 19th of September Fiona has max speed winds of 90mph. (80 kt with gusts to 100 kt.)

Post Hurricane Conditions – Puerto Rico

All port remain closed at this time. 1.3 million homes are currently without power. A state of emergency has been declared by US President Biden due to the historic flooding due to Fiona. Power restoration timeline is unknown at this time.

Assessments are being done by the local Port Authority to see if the ports are capable of operating normally.

As of right now, our offices in Puerto Rico are open, and responding to emails as quickly as possible. For any operations questions, please reach out to ISS.Puerto Rico at ISS.sanjuan@iss-shipping.com

Port Conditions

PR, ARECIBO ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, CEIBA / ROOSEVELT ROADS ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, CULEBRA ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, FAJARDO ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, GUANICA ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, GUAYAMA / LAS MAREAS ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, GUAYANILLA ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, MAYAGUEZ ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, PONCE ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, SALINAS/AGUIRRE ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/17/2022
PR, SAN JUAN ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, TALLABOA ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, VIEQUES ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
PR, YABUCOA ClosedPORTCON Zulu. Closed to all traffic.9/16/2022
ST CROIX, CHRISTIANSTED OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST CROIX, FREDERIKSTED OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST CROIX, KRAUSE LAGOON OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST CROIX, LIMETREE BAY OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST JOHN, CRUZ BAY OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST JOHN, ENIGHED POND OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST THOMAS, CHARLOTTE AMALIE HARBOR OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST THOMAS, EAST GREGGERIE CHANNEL OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST THOMAS, RED HOOK BAY OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022
ST THOMAS, WEST GREGGERIE CHANNEL OpenREOPENED post FIONA. PORTCON 49/19/2022

Official NOAA Advisory

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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM

HURRICANE FIONA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  20

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072022

0900 UTC MON SEP 19 2022

CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY…

THE HURRICANE WARNING FOR PUERTO RICO…INCLUDING VIEQUES AND

CULEBRA…HAS BEEN CHANGED TO A TROPICAL STORM WARNING.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT…

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR…

* THE COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO CAUCEDO TO CABO

FRANCES VIEJO

* TURKS AND CAICOS

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR…

* NORTH COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO FRANCES VIEJO

WESTWARD TO PUERTO PLATA

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR…

* PUERTO RICO…INCLUDING VIEQUES AND CULEBRA

* NORTH COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO FRANCES VIEJO

WESTWARD TO PUERTO PLATA

* SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS…INCLUDING THE ACKLINS…CROOKED

ISLAND…LONG CAY…THE INAGUAS…MAYAGUANA…AND THE RAGGED ISLANDS

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR…

* SOUTH COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WEST OF CABO CAUCEDO TO

BARAHONA

A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED

SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE

AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE

WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE

EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE

POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.

HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 18.5N  68.6W AT 19/0900Z

POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  20 NM

PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTHWEST OR 310 DEGREES AT   7 KT

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  977 MB

EYE DIAMETER  15 NM

MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  80 KT WITH GUSTS TO 100 KT.

64 KT……. 25NE  25SE   0SW  15NW.

50 KT……. 50NE  50SE   0SW  30NW.

34 KT…….120NE 130SE  50SW  90NW.

12 FT SEAS..120NE  90SE  60SW 120NW.

WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL

MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.

REPEAT…CENTER LOCATED NEAR 18.5N  68.6W AT 19/0900Z

AT 19/0600Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 18.2N  68.4W

FORECAST VALID 19/1800Z 19.4N  69.3W…NEAR THE COAST

MAX WIND  80 KT…GUSTS 100 KT.

64 KT… 25NE  25SE   0SW  15NW.

50 KT… 50NE  40SE   0SW  30NW.

34 KT…130NE 130SE  50SW 100NW.

FORECAST VALID 20/0600Z 20.8N  70.3W

MAX WIND  90 KT…GUSTS 110 KT.

64 KT… 30NE  25SE  10SW  20NW.

50 KT… 60NE  50SE  30SW  40NW.

34 KT…130NE 130SE  60SW 110NW.

FORECAST VALID 20/1800Z 22.2N  71.0W

MAX WIND  95 KT…GUSTS 115 KT.

64 KT… 35NE  30SE  15SW  25NW.

50 KT… 70NE  60SE  40SW  50NW.

34 KT…130NE 130SE  70SW 110NW.

FORECAST VALID 21/0600Z 23.6N  71.2W

MAX WIND 100 KT…GUSTS 120 KT.

64 KT… 40NE  30SE  25SW  30NW.

50 KT… 80NE  70SE  50SW  60NW.

34 KT…140NE 140SE  90SW 120NW.

FORECAST VALID 21/1800Z 25.1N  70.9W

MAX WIND 105 KT…GUSTS 130 KT.

50 KT… 90NE  80SE  60SW  70NW.

34 KT…150NE 150SE 110SW 130NW.

FORECAST VALID 22/0600Z 27.0N  70.2W

MAX WIND 110 KT…GUSTS 135 KT.

50 KT…100NE 100SE  70SW  80NW.

34 KT…160NE 170SE 120SW 130NW.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE…ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 125 NM

ON DAY 4 AND 175 NM ON DAY 5…AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 15 KT EACH DAY

OUTLOOK VALID 23/0600Z 32.5N  66.5W

MAX WIND 110 KT…GUSTS 135 KT.

OUTLOOK VALID 24/0600Z 42.5N  58.5W

MAX WIND  95 KT…GUSTS 115 KT.

REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 18.5N  68.6W

INTERMEDIATE PUBLIC ADVISORY…WTNT32 KNHC/MIATCPAT2…AT 19/1200Z

NEXT ADVISORY AT 19/1500Z

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FORECASTER REINHART