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Hurricane Epsilon Advisory Number  15
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL272020
1100 AM AST Thu Oct 22 2020

...EPSILON HAS WEAKENED SINCE YESTERDAY BUT TROPICAL STORM 
CONDITIONS STILL EXPECTED ON BERMUDA THROUGH TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.9N 61.2W
ABOUT 235 MI...375 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...965 MB...28.50 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Bermuda

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Epsilon was
located near latitude 30.9 North, longitude 61.2 West. Epsilon is
moving toward the northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h). A turn toward the 
north-northwest is expected later today, followed by a northward 
motion tonight through Friday night, and an acceleration toward the 
northeast over the weekend.  On the forecast track, the center of 
Epsilon is forecast to make its closest approach to, but well to 
the east of, Bermuda later this evening.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 90 mph (150 km/h) 
with higher gusts.  Some fluctuations in intensity are expected 
during the next couple of days, with weakening by early next week.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 310 miles
(500 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 965 mb (28.50 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected intermittently on
Bermuda through this evening.

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 few 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 intermediate advisory at 200 PM AST.
Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Blake/Papin