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#906608 (Received by flhurricane at: 10:37 PM 10.Oct.2017)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Ophelia Advisory Number 8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL172017
1100 PM AST Tue Oct 10 2017

...OPHELIA MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY THURSDAY...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.7N 37.6W
ABOUT 785 MI...1265 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SE OR 140 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 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 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ophelia was
located near latitude 30.7 North, longitude 37.6 West. Ophelia is
moving toward the southeast near 6 mph (9 km/h). A southeastward
to east-southeastward motion with some reduction in forward speed
is forecast over the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher
gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and
Ophelia is forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Brown