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WTNT33 KNHC 310853
TCPAT3

BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER  12
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
500 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

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


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...34.8N 74.3W
ABOUT 75 MI...120 KM ESE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 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 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 34.8 North, longitude 74.3 West. The
depression is moving toward the northeast near 5 mph (7 km/h).
This general motion with an increase in forward speed is forecast
during the next day or so.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is still possible and the depression could become
a tropical storm later today.

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 1100 AM EDT.

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Forecaster Avila