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Tropical Depression EIGHT


ZCZC MIATCPAT3 ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082012
1100 PM AST WED AUG 15 2012
 

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN ON THURSDAY...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...31.3N 55.5W
ABOUT 550 MI...885 KM E OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1012 MB...29.88 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN THE AZORES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM. 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 55.5 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH...28
KM/H.  A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AND THEN TOWARD THE EAST
IS FORECAST.  THIS TRACK WILL KEEP THE CYCLONE MOVING OVER THE OPEN
WATERS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS...AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON
THURSDAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1012 MB...29.88 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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