TCPAT2 22:43:29.9290

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----------1100 PM AST Sat Sep 22 2018
...KIRK MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...9.0N 26.4W ABOUT 425 MI...680 KM SSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 9.0 North, longitude 26.4 West. Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h). A faster westward motion across the deep tropical Atlantic Ocean is expected Sunday through Tuesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast through Sunday night, with little change in intensity expected on Monday and Tuesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Brown
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