TCPAT3 22:34:30.5125

NOTE: This is not to be used for life critical applications .  Please refer to official National Weather Service/NOAA websites and publications
----------1100 PM AST Tue Oct 02 2018
...LESLIE NOT A HURRICANE YET BUT EXPECTED TO BECOME ONE...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...29.7N 56.7W ABOUT 510 MI...825 KM ESE OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...SW OR 220 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 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 Leslie was located near latitude 29.7 North, longitude 56.7 West.  Leslie is moving toward the southwest near 3 mph (6 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for most of the day Wednesday. A turn to the the north is expected to begin late Wednesday and should continue through early Friday.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts.  Leslie is forecast to become a hurricane on Wednesday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 986 mb (29.12 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- SURF:  Large swells generated by Leslie will continue to affect portions of the southeastern coast of the United States, Bermuda, and the Bahamas during the next few days.  Swells are expected to increase near the coasts of New England and Atlantic Canada by the end of the week.  Please consult products from your local weather office as these conditions could cause life-threatening surf and rip currents.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Avila
---------- tags: weatherwire,weather,update