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GMZ001-190930-
Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
523 PM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Newly formed Tropical Storm Nestor near 27.0N 88.5W 
999 mb at 2100 UTC moving NE at 19 kt. Maximum sustained winds 50
kt gusts 60 kt. Nestor will continue moving NE and reach near 
28.9N 86.2W around midnight tonight, then move inland near 
sunrise across the central Florida Panhandle, then continue NE 
across the SE U.S. Sat through Sun morning, before emerging 
across coastal North Carolina and into the W Atlantic Sun 
afternoon through evening. Marine conditions will improve rapidly
across the NE portions of the basin Sat night through Sun as the
cyclone accelerates off to the NE. A cold front will reach the 
NW Gulf Mon night, and extend across the basin from northern 
Florida to NE Mexico on Tue night.