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915 
WTNT32 KNHC 222038
TCPAT2

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Kirk Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122018
500 PM AST Sat Sep 22 2018

...KIRK MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN TROPICAL
ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...8.6N 24.8W
ABOUT 430 MI...690 KM S OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was
located near latitude 8.6 North, longitude 24.8 West. Kirk is moving
toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h), and a westward to
west-northwestward motion at a similar forward speed is expected to
continue through tonight. A faster westward motion across the deep
tropical Atlantic Ocean is expected Sunday through Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast through Sunday, with little change in
intensity expected on Monday and Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Beven