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#946352 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:32 PM 29.Oct.2018)
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BULLETIN
Hurricane Oscar Advisory Number 12
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162018
500 PM AST Mon Oct 29 2018

...OSCAR TURNS NORTHWARD...
...EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HIGH SURF ALONG BERMUDA BEACHES THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.5N 58.5W
ABOUT 550 MI...885 KM SE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 645 MI...1035 KM NNE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90 MPH...150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 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 PM AST (2100 UTC), the small eye of Hurricane Oscar was
located near latitude 26.5 North, longitude 58.5 West. Oscar is
moving toward the north near 7 mph (11 km/h). The hurricane is
forecast to accelerate toward the north-northeast or northeast
during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 90 mph (150 km/h)
with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is possible
tonight and Tuesday, followed by gradual weakening thereafter.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles
(110 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 978 mb (28.88 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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SURF: Large swells generated by Oscar will affect Bermuda through
Wednesday. 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 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Zelinsky