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#906465 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:40 PM 09.Oct.2017)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Ophelia Advisory Number 3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL172017
500 PM AST Mon Oct 09 2017

...OPHELIA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE...
...NO THREAT TO ANY LAND AREAS...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.5N 39.6W
ABOUT 845 MI...1355 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ophelia was
located near latitude 31.5 North, longitude 39.6 West. Ophelia is
moving toward the northeast near 3 mph (6 km/h). A slow motion
toward the east-northeast and east is forecast to occur later
tonight, followed by a turn toward the southeast on Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) with
higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next
48 hours.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Stewart