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BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER 10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL072016
1100 PM AST WED AUG 24 2016


...GASTON STILL WITH 70-MPH WINDS...



SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.6N 42.1W ABOUT 1205 MI...1940 KM W OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.24 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 Gaston was located near latitude 18.6 North, longitude 42.1 West. Gaston is moving toward the northwest near 17 mph (28 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Some weakening is possible during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb (29.24 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.



NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$ Forecaster Avila



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