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HURRICANE GASTON ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL072016
1100 AM AST SUN AUG 28 2016

...GASTON NOW WITH 105 MPH WINDS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.5N 54.8W
ABOUT 600 MI...970 KM E OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...970 MB...28.65 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 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Gaston was
located near latitude 30.5 North, longitude 54.8 West.  Gaston is
moving toward the northwest near 5 mph (7 km/h).  A slow
northwestward motion is expected through tonight, followed by a slow
northward or northeastward motion Monday and Monday night.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 105 mph (165 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Some additional strengthening is possible during
the next day or so.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles
(220 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 970 mb (28.65 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Pasch