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#932023 (Received by flhurricane at: 10:35 AM 08.Jul.2018)
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Chris Advisory Number 8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL032018
1100 AM EDT Sun Jul 08 2018

...CHRIS FORECAST TO REMAIN WELL OFFSHORE THE U.S. COAST...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON MONDAY...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.9N 75.0W
ABOUT 160 MI...260 KM S OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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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
----------------------
At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Chris was
located near latitude 32.9 North, longitude 75.0 West. Chris has
barely moved since yesterday and no significant motion is expected
during the next 2 to 3 days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Chris is forecast to become a hurricane on Monday with some
additional strengthening thereafter.

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

The minimum central pressure recently reported by a NOAA Hurricane
Hunter aircraft was 1006 mb (29.71 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Swells generated by Chris are expected to increase and affect
portions of the coasts of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic states
into early next week. 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