TCPAT2 22:37:35.6685

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----------1100 PM AST Sun Sep 23 2018
...KIRK WEAKER AND ACCELERATING WESTWARD...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...9.4N 35.5W ABOUT 835 MI...1345 KM WSW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 25 MPH...41 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 Depression Kirk was located near latitude 9.4 North, longitude 35.5 West. The depression is moving toward the west near 25 mph (41 km/h).  A rapid westward motion is anticipated for the next day or two. A slight decrease in forward motion is expected by mid-week.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in the maximum winds is forecast during the next several days. It is possible that Kirk could degenerate into a trough of low pressure during the next day or two while it moves quickly across the tropical central Atlantic.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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