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WTNT32 KNHC 230243
TCPAT2

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Kirk Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL122018
1100 PM AST Sat Sep 22 2018

...KIRK MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...9.0N 26.4W
ABOUT 425 MI...680 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 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 Storm Kirk was
located near latitude 9.0 North, longitude 26.4 West. Kirk is moving
toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h). 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 night, with little
change in intensity expected on Monday and Tuesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Brown