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WTNT33 KNHC 222100 CCA
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BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Eighteen Advisory Number   1...Corrected
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL182021
500 PM AST Wed Sep 22 2021

Corrected to include a location reference point for the system. 

...ANOTHER TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS IN THE EASTERN ATLANTIC..
...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...10.1N 33.9W
ABOUT 2030 MI...3265 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 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 Depression Eighteen
was located near latitude 10.1 North, longitude 33.9 West. The
depression is moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h) and this
motion is expected to continue for the next day or so followed by a
gradual turn to the west-northwest by Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Strengthening is forecast over the next several days. The
depression is forecast to become a tropical storm by tomorrow, and
could be near hurricane intensity by the weekend.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Papin