URNT12 KNHC 171710
VORTEX DATA MESSAGE
A. 17/1710Z ---- time
B. 30 DEG 32 MIN N
72 DEG 57 MIN W ------center fix
C. 700 MB 2713 M ------altitude of a pressure reading...in this case 700mb is located at 2713 meters agl
F. 042 DEG 95 KT - max flight level wind near the center...wind was from the NE at 95kts
G. 314 DEG 040 NM - ---location of the max flight level wind...NW quad 40 nautical miles from the center fix
H. 956 MB ---- pressure at the center
I. 9 C/ 3060 M ----max flight level temp outside the eye 9 degrees C at 3060 meters agl.
J. 15 C/ 3067 M ---max flight level temp inside the eye 15 degrees C at 3067 meters agl.
K. 13 C/ NA --- flight level dewpoint temp in the eye is 13C/ sea surface temp is not available.
L. WEAK OPEN SW ----eyewall character.
M. C60 ---circular eye with a diameter of 60 nautical miles.
N. 12345/07 ---fix was determined by 1-Penetration, 2-Radar, 3-Wind, 4-Pressure, 5-Temperature/ and was done at 700 mb
O. 0.1/2 NM ---fix accuracy is one-half a nautical mile.
P. AF866 2113A ISABEL OB 15
MAX FL WIND 115 KT NE QUAD 1503Z.
VERY WEAK RADAR EYE PRESENTATION ----remarks, aircraft is USAF 866, 2113 Z is the time of transmission, this is the 15th observation of isabel in this flight, max flight level wind so far in this mission was 115kts in the ne quad at 1503z, Weak eye rep is self explainatory.
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