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WTNT33 KNHC 230836
TCPAT3

BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Three Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL032019
500 AM EDT Tue Jul 23 2019

...DEPRESSION MOVING NORTHWARD BETWEEN SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA AND THE
NORTHWEST BAHAMAS...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.0N 79.5W
ABOUT 40 MI...70 KM ENE OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA
ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM NW OF FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1012 MB...29.89 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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Interests in the Northwest Bahamas and the east coast of Florida
should monitor the progress of this system.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Three
was located near latitude 27.0 North, longitude 79.5 West. The
depression is moving toward the north near 12 mph (19 km/h) and this
general motion is forecast to continue through this afternoon.  A
motion toward north-northeast with an increase in forward speed is
expected tonight, followed by a turn toward the northeast on
Wednesday.  On the forecast track, the center of the depression
should remain offshore the coast of the southeastern United States
through Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with
higher gusts. No significant increase in strength is anticipated,
and the depression is forecast to dissipate on Wednesday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.89 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL:  Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected across the
Bahamas through today.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Stewart