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#898350 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:35 AM 14.Aug.2017)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Gert Advisory Number 6
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL082017
500 AM EDT Mon Aug 14 2017

...GERT MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC WELL
AWAY FROM LAND...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.7N 72.2W
ABOUT 475 MI...760 KM WSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 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 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Gert was
located near latitude 29.7 North, longitude 72.2 West. Gert is
moving toward the north-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h). A turn
toward the north is forecast to occur later this morning, followed
by a turn toward the north-northeast by tonight. On the forecast
track, Gert is expected to pass about midway between the United
States east coast and Bermuda on Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Gert
could become a hurricane by Wednesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Stewart