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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
500 AM AST FRI AUG 26 2016

...GASTON MOVING NORTHWESTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN INTENSITY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.9N 47.6W
ABOUT 1030 MI...1660 KM ENE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1195 MI...1925 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 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 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gaston was
located near latitude 23.9 North, longitude 47.6 West.  Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 17 mph (28 km/h), and this
general heading with a decrease in forward speed is expected during
the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and
Gaston could reintensify to a hurricane by tonight or on Saturday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles (205 km)
from the center.

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


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


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Berg



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