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Hurricane Epsilon Advisory Number  26
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL272020
500 AM AST Sun Oct 25 2020

...EPSILON EXPECTED TO BECOME A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE
LATER TODAY...
...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...42.8N 53.7W
ABOUT 270 MI...435 KM S OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 30 MPH...48 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...960 MB...28.35 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 Epsilon was
located near latitude 42.8 North, longitude 53.7 West. Epsilon is
moving toward the northeast near 30 mph (48 km/h). A continued
northeastward acceleration is expected through Monday. 

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Little overall change in strength is forecast this morning. 
Epsilon is expected to become a large and powerful post-tropical 
cyclone later today. 

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 380 miles
(610 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 960 mb (28.35 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF:  Large swells generated by Epsilon will affect Bermuda, the
Bahamas, the Greater Antilles, the Leeward Islands, the east coast
of the United States, and Atlantic Canada during the next couple of
days. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions.  Please consult products from your local weather
office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Brown