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HURRICANE GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  22
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 PM AST SAT AUG 27 2016

...GASTON AGAIN A HURRICANE, NOW WITH 85-MPH WINDS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.6N 54.2W
ABOUT 655 MI...1055 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 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 Hurricane Gaston was
located near latitude 29.6 North, longitude 54.2 West. Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h).  Gaston should
slow down during the next day or so, with a turn toward the north
forecast on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 85 mph (140 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next
48 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles
(220 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 980 mb (28.94 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Blake