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#898277 (Received by flhurricane at: 10:44 AM 13.Aug.2017)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Eight Advisory Number 3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL082017
1100 AM EDT Sun Aug 13 2017

...DEPRESSION FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY OR
TONIGHT...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...27.4N 71.5W
ABOUT 525 MI...845 KM SW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.86 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 27.4 North, longitude 71.5 West. The
depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 13 mph (20
km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue through today.
A turn toward the north is forecast to occur tonight, followed by a
turn toward the north-northeast on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Gradual strengthening is expected during the next 48 hours, and the
depression is forecast to become a tropical storm later today or
tonight.

The minimum central pressure estimated from reports from a NOAA buoy
is 1011 mb (29.86 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Brown