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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  17
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
500 PM AST FRI AUG 26 2016

...GASTON FORECAST TO REGAIN HURRICANE INTENSITY...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.2N 49.7W
ABOUT 1000 MI...1610 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1020 MI...1640 KM NE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
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 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gaston was
located near latitude 26.2 North, longitude 49.7 West. Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 17 mph (28 km/h) and the system
should continue in this general direction at a slower rate of
forward speed during the next two days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Gaston is expected to regain hurricane intensity 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
----------------------
None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Landsea



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