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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  18
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 PM AST FRI AUG 26 2016

...GASTON FORECAST TO REGAIN HURRICANE INTENSITY ON SATURDAY...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.0N 50.8W
ABOUT 915 MI...1475 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 990 MI...1595 KM NE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 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 Tropical Storm Gaston was
located near latitude 27.0 North, longitude 50.8 West. Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h), and the cyclone
should continue in this general direction at a slower rate of
forward speed during the next two days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast and Gaston is expected to
become a hurricane again on Saturday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Blake