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HURRICANE GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  30
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 PM AST MON AUG 29 2016

...GASTON MAINTAINS ITS STRENGTH AND TURNS NORTHEASTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.6N 54.6W
ABOUT 600 MI...965 KM E OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1620 MI...2605 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...968 MB...28.59 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 eye of Hurricane Gaston was located
near latitude 31.6 North, longitude 54.6 West. Gaston is moving
toward the northeast near 6 mph (9 km/h).  The hurricane is expected
to move toward the northeast or east-northeast at an increasing
forward speed during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48
hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles
(220 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 968 mb (28.59 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Cangialosi