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Hurricane OSCAR


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Hurricane Oscar Advisory Number  14
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL162018
500 AM AST Tue Oct 30 2018

...OSCAR MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE NORTH...
...EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HIGH SURF ALONG BERMUDA BEACHES THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.6N 58.2W
ABOUT 470 MI...755 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...105 MPH...165 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 10 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 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 OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Oscar was located
near latitude 28.6 North, longitude 58.2 West. Oscar is moving
toward the north near 13 mph (20 km/h).  The hurricane is forecast
to accelerate toward the north-northeast or northeast during the
next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher
gusts.  A gradual weakening trend is forecast to begin tonight.
Oscar is expected to become a powerful extratropical low over the
north-central Atlantic by late Wednesday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles
(110 km).

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


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Large swells generated by Oscar will affect Bermuda through
Wednesday.  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 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Pasch

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