Skip Navigation Links
NOAA NOAA United States Department of Commerce

Hurricane GASTON Public Advisory


Home   Public Adv   Fcst Adv   Discussion   Wind Probs   Graphics   Archive  


000
WTNT32 KNHC 301438
TCPAT2

BULLETIN
HURRICANE GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  32
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 AM AST TUE AUG 30 2016

...GASTON RESTRENGTHENS A LITTLE...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...32.2N 52.9W
ABOUT 695 MI...1120 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1510 MI...2430 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...968 MB...28.59 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Gaston was located
near latitude 32.2 North, longitude 52.9 West. Gaston is moving
toward the east-northeast near 8 mph (13 km/h), and this general
motion with an increase in forward speed is expected during the next
couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 105 mph (165 km/h)
with higher gusts.   Little change in strength is forecast during
the next 48 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles
(220 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 968 mb (28.59 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
None.


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi