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TROPICAL STORM GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
500 PM AST THU AUG 25 2016

...GASTON WEAKENS A LITTLE MORE BUT FORECAST TO RE-STRENGTHEN
BY SATURDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.6N 45.5W
ABOUT 1105 MI...1780 KM ENE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB...29.36 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 21.6 North, longitude 45.5 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 are 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 994 mb (29.36 inches).


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


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Brown



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