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WTNT32 KNHC 251438
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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  12
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 AM AST THU AUG 25 2016

...GASTON WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...20.4N 44.4W
ABOUT 1160 MI...1865 KM ENE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB...29.30 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 center of Tropical Storm Gaston was
located near latitude 20.4 North, longitude 44.4 West.  Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 17 mph (28 km/h), and this general
motion is expected to continue through Friday.  A turn toward the
west-northwest and a decrease in forward speed are expected on
Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts, and some additional weakening is possible today.
However, some re-strengthening is expected to begin Friday night,
and Gaston could become a hurricane again on Saturday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 992 mb (29.30 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Brennan