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#906635 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:37 AM 11.Oct.2017)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Ophelia Advisory Number 9
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL172017
500 AM AST Wed Oct 11 2017

...OPHELIA MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD AND STRENGTHENING...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.2N 37.0W
ABOUT 785 MI...1265 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SE OR 125 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB...29.42 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 AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ophelia was
located near latitude 30.2 North, longitude 37.0 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 expected through Thursday, followed by a turn toward the
east-northeast by Thursday night or Friday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph (100 km/h)
with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the
next 48 hours, and Ophelia is expected to become a hurricane
Wednesday night or Thursday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb (29.42 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
None.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Beven