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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 PM AST THU AUG 25 2016

...GASTON EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.8N 46.4W
ABOUT 1075 MI...1725 KM ENE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
ABOUT 1300 MI...2095 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 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gaston was
located near latitude 22.8 North, longitude 46.4 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 by
Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Little change in strength is expected tonight or Friday
but re-strengthening is anticipated to begin Friday night, and
Gaston is forecast to 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 997 mb (29.44 inches).


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


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Blake



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