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Subtropical Storm MELISSA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
SUBTROPICAL STORM MELISSA ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142013
500 AM AST WED NOV 20 2013
 
...MELISSA ACCELERATING NORTHEASTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...34.8N 50.2W
ABOUT 855 MI...1380 KM ENE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...988 MB...29.18 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF SUBTROPICAL STORM MELISSA
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 50.2 WEST. THE
STORM IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 23 MPH...37 KM/H. THIS
GENERAL MOTION ACCOMPANIED BY A SLIGHT INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED
IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ALTHOUGH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS...MELISSA COULD TRANSITION INTO A TROPICAL
STORM LATER TODAY.  MELISSA IS EXPECTED BECOME A POST-TROPICAL
CYCLONE TONIGHT OR ON THURSDAY.
 
WINDS OF 40 MPH EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...335 KM FROM THE
CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 988 MB...29.18 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...LARGE SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT BERMUDA...PORTIONS OF
THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS...PUERTO RICO...HISPANIOLA...AND THE
SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...CAUSING
LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENTS. PLEASE SEE STATEMENTS FROM
YOUR LOCAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR MORE DETAILS.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER CANGIALOSI
 
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