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Hurricane Tomas (21L) Near St. Vincent and St. Lucia

15.2N 65.8W

October 31st, 2010 Category: Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Tomas (21L) - October 30th, 2010

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Track of TS 21L

As of 11 p.m. AST October 30 (0300 UTC October 31), Hurricane Tomas is located within 15 nautical miles of 13.6°N 62.1°W, about 65 mi (105 km) west-northwest of St. Vincent and about 75 mi (120 km) west of St. Lucia.

Maximum sustained winds are 80 knots (90 mph, 150 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 982 mbar (hPa; 29.00 InHg), and the system is moving west-northwest at 8 kt (9 mph, 15 km/h).

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the center of Tomas, while tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km).