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TROPICAL STORM FRED ADVISORY NUMBER 13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL062015
1100 PM AST TUE SEP 01 2015


...FRED MOVING OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...



SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...19.4N 29.1W ABOUT 410 MI...660 KM NW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES



WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.



DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fred was located near latitude 19.4 North, longitude 29.1 West. Fred is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue with some decrease in forward speed during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Fred is expected to weaken to a tropical depression by Wednesday night or Thursday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$ Forecaster Beven

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