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HURRICANE CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER  22
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042014
1100 PM AST THU AUG 28 2014

...CRISTOBAL STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE WHILE IT RACES TOWARD
THE NORTH ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...40.2N 56.6W
ABOUT 480 MI...775 KM SSW OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 65 DEGREES AT 46 MPH...74 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...970 MB...28.65 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE CRISTOBAL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 40.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 56.6 WEST. CRISTOBAL IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 46 MPH...74 KM/H...AND A
RAPID NORTHEASTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF CRISTOBAL WILL PASS WELL
SOUTH OF NEWFOUNDLAND TOMORROW MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/H...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  CRISTOBAL IS FORECAST TO LOSE ITS TROPICAL
CHARACTERISTICS ON FRIDAY...BUT REMAIN A POWERFUL EXTRATROPICAL
CYCLONE OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC THROUGH SATURDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 255
MILES...405 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 970 MB...28.65 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...SWELLS GENERATED BY CRISTOBAL ARE AFFECTING BERMUDA AND THE
NEW ENGLAND COAST.  LARGE SWELLS WILL ALSO AFFECT PORTIONS OF THE
SOUTHERN COAST OF NOVA SCOTIA AND NEWFOUNDLAND DURING THE NEXT DAY
OR SO. THESE SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND
RIP CURRENT CONDITIONS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION...PLEASE CONSULT
PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.


NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM AST.

$$
FORECASTER PASCH



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