At 2:00 PM the center of Hurricane Tammy was located near 14.1N 58.9W, or approximately 80 miles (130KM) northeast of Barbados.
Tammy continues to slowly move toward the west-northwest at 7MPH (11KMH) with a minimum central pressure of 991mb. Maximum sustained winds remain near 75 MPH ( 120KM/H).
Marine conditions remain moderate to rough with swells of 2.5 m to 3.5 m (8ft to 11ft) in open water. As a result, the small craft warning remains in effect until 6pm today Friday 20th October, 2023 and the high surf advisory remains in effect for Barbados.
Possible Impacts: –
Occasional winds gusting to storm force in moderate to heavy showers associated with feeder bands are possible later this afternoon and
into tonight. The BMS is forecasting rainfall accumulations of around 1 to 3 inches with isolated higher amounts during the passage of
Any intensification of feeder bands to the southeast of the system can result in the watch being upgraded to a WARNING AT SHORT
The public is urged to continue to monitor the progress of this system through updates issued by the Barbados Meteorological Services
and follow the guidance and recommendations provided by the Department of Emergency Management.
The next advisory will be issued at 5:00 PM Friday 20th October, 2023.