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#931900 (Received by flhurricane at: 10:51 AM 07.Jul.2018)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Three Advisory Number 4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL032018
1100 AM EDT Sat Jul 07 2018

...AIR FORCE PLANE CURRENTLY APPROACHING THE DEPRESSION...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.1N 74.8W
ABOUT 150 MI...240 KM SSE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1015 MB...29.98 INCHES


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

Interests along the coast of North Carolina should monitor the
progress of this system.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Three
was located near latitude 33.1 North, longitude 74.8 West. The
depression is moving toward the north near 2 mph (4 km/h), and
little motion is anticipated during the next 2 days. The depression
is forecast to begin moving toward the northeast by Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next several days,
and the depression could become a tropical storm later tonight or on
Sunday. An Air Force reconnaissance plane is currently approaching
the depression.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1015 mb (29.98 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Swells generated by the depression are expected to increase
and affect portions of the coasts of North Carolina and the
mid-Atlantic states this weekend. These swells could cause
life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult
products from your local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Avila