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----------1100 PM AST Tue Oct 10 2017
...OPHELIA MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD... ...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY THURSDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...30.7N 37.6W ABOUT 785 MI...1265 KM SW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...SE OR 140 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Ophelia was located near latitude 30.7 North, longitude 37.6 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 forecast over the next couple of days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.  Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Ophelia is forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Brown
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