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#942791 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:47 AM 03.Oct.2018)
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BULLETIN
Hurricane Leslie Advisory Number 28
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132018
500 AM AST Wed Oct 03 2018

...LESLIE BECOMES A HURRICANE...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.6N 56.9W
ABOUT 505 MI...810 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB...28.94 INCHES


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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Leslie was located
near latitude 29.6 North, longitude 56.9 West. Leslie is nearly
stationary, and little motion is expected today. A northward
motion is forecast to begin tonight, and this motion should continue
through Friday night.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 mph (120 km/h)
with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is forecast
during the next day or so.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles
(370 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 980 mb (28.94 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Large swells generated by Leslie will continue to affect
portions of the southeastern coast of the United States, Bermuda,
and the Bahamas during the next few days. Swells are expected to
increase near the coasts of New England and Atlantic Canada by the
end of the week. Please consult products from your local weather
office as these conditions could cause life-threatening surf and rip
currents.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Brown