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618 
WTNT32 KNHC 240237
TCPAT2

BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Kirk Advisory Number   7
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122018
1100 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018

...KIRK WEAKER AND ACCELERATING WESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.4N 35.5W
ABOUT 835 MI...1345 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 25 MPH...41 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Kirk
was located near latitude 9.4 North, longitude 35.5 West. The
depression is moving toward the west near 25 mph (41 km/h).  A
rapid westward motion is anticipated for the next day or two.
A slight decrease in forward motion is expected by mid-week.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with
higher gusts. Little change in the maximum winds is forecast during
the next several days. It is possible that Kirk could degenerate
into a trough of low pressure during the next day or two while it
moves quickly across the tropical central Atlantic.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Zelinsky