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HURRICANE EDOUARD ADVISORY NUMBER  26
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062014
500 PM AST WED SEP 17 2014

...EDOUARD MOVING RAPIDLY NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...37.8N 51.2W
ABOUT 855 MI...1380 KM ENE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1220 MI...1960 KM W OF FAYAL ISLAND IN THE WESTERN AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 26 MPH...43 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...958 MB...28.29 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 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EDOUARD WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 37.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 51.2 WEST. EDOUARD IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 26 MPH...43 KM/H.  A GRADUAL TURN
TOWARD THE EAST IS EXPECTED BY LATE TOMORROW...WITH A TURN TOWARD
THE EAST-SOUTHEAST AT A DECREASING FORWARD SPEED ANTICIPATED BY
LATE FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS AND EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO LOSE HURRICANE STRENGTH ON
THURSDAY...AND BECOME A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BY LATE FRIDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES...130 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230
MILES...370 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 958 MB...28.29 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF...SWELLS FROM EDOUARD WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE EAST COAST OF
THE UNITED STATES NORTH OF FLORIDA BEGINNING TODAY.  THESE
SWELLS WILL LIKELY CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS
ALONG MOST OF THE UNITED STATES EAST COAST FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.  PLEASE SEE PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE FOR MORE DETAILS.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.

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FORECASTER BLAKE



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