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----------500 PM AST Sun Sep 30 2018
...LESLIE CHANGES LITTLE IN STRENGTH... ...EXPECTED TO MEANDER OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC FOR MANY DAYS...
 SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...33.5N 53.2W ABOUT 675 MI...1090 KM E OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WSW OR 240 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB...29.27 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Leslie was located near latitude 33.5 North, longitude 53.2 West. Leslie is moving toward the west-southwest near 5 mph (7 km/h).  A slow southwestward or southward motion is forecast during the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Some gradual strengthening is forecast during the next 72 hours.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles (335 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 991 mb (29.27 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- SURF:  Swells generated by Leslie will affect Bermuda, the east coast of the United States, and most of the Greater and Lesser Antilles during the next day or two.  These swells will likely cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.  Please consult products from your local weather office.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Cangialosi
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