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WTNT32 KNHC 271439
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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  20
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 AM AST SAT AUG 27 2016

...GASTON STRENGTHENS A LITTLE...
...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE AGAIN LATER TODAY...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.4N 53.2W
ABOUT 740 MI...1195 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 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 28.4 North, longitude 53.2 West. Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and this motion
accompanied by a gradual decrease in forward speed is expected
during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is forecast during the
next 48 hours, and Gaston is expected to become a hurricane later
today.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 150 miles (240 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.39 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Stewart