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HURRICANE EDOUARD ADVISORY NUMBER  21
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062014
1100 AM AST TUE SEP 16 2014

...EDOUARD BECOMES THE FIRST MAJOR HURRICANE OF THE SEASON...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.1N 57.8W
ABOUT 420 MI...675 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1720 MI...2770 KM W OF FAYAL ISLAND IN THE WESTERN AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...115 MPH...185 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...955 MB...28.20 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 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE EYE OF HURRICANE EDOUARD WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 31.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 57.8 WEST.  EDOUARD IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTH IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...FOLLOWED BY AN ACCELERATION TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 115 MPH...185 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  EDOUARD IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND SCALE.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS
EXPECTED TODAY WITH SOME WEAKENING LIKELY TO BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175
MILES...280 KM.

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY A NOAA HURRICANE
HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS 955 MB...28.20 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.

$$
FORECASTER BLAKE



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