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Tropical Storm LESLIE


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Tropical Storm Leslie Advisory Number  45
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL132018
1100 AM AST Sun Oct 07 2018

...LESLIE PERSISTING OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...36.6N 51.4W
ABOUT 820 MI...1315 KM ENE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 1340 MI...2155 KM W OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ESE OR 115 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB...29.15 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Leslie was
located near latitude 36.6 North, longitude 51.4 West. Leslie is
moving toward the east-southeast near 10 mph (17 km/h). This
general motion is expected to continue for the next several days,
with Leslie moving across the open central and eastern Atlantic
during that time.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher
gusts. Little change in strength is expected today, but slow
strengthening could begin on Monday.  Leslie is expected to remain a
tropical storm for the next couple of days, but could be near
hurricane strength by mid-week.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 275 miles (445 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 987 mb (29.15 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Large swells generated by Leslie will continue to affect
portions of the northeastern coast of the United States, Bermuda,
the Greater and Lesser Antilles, and Atlantic Canada through
tonight.  Please consult products from your local weather office as
these conditions could cause life-threatening surf and rip currents.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

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Forecaster Zelinsky

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