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WTNT32 KNHC 242032
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BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
500 PM AST WED AUG 24 2016

...GASTON MAINTAINING ITS INTENSITY FOR NOW...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.4N 40.6W
ABOUT 1100 MI...1775 KM W OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 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 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gaston was
located near latitude 17.4 North, longitude 40.6 West.  Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h).  This general
motion is expected to continue over the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Weakening is forecast 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 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Kimberlain/Franklin