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BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
1100 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...DEPRESSION MOVING NORTHEASTWARD AWAY FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA
COAST...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...34.5N 74.6W
ABOUT 70 MI...115 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.86 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 EDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 34.5 North, longitude 74.6 West.  The
depression is moving toward the northeast near 5 mph (7 km/h).  A
northeastward and then east-northeastward motion with an increase in
forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.  On the
forecast track, the depression will continue to move away from the
coast of North Carolina.

Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate
that maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph (55 km/h) with
higher gusts.  Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48
hours, and the depression could become a tropical storm on
Wednesday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb (29.86 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Berg