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----------1100 AM AST Thu Oct 04 2018
...LESLIE WEAKENS A LITTLE AS IT MOVES NORTHWARD...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...32.5N 57.2W ABOUT 445 MI...715 KM E OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 355 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...979 MB...28.91 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Leslie was located near latitude 32.5 North, longitude 57.2 West. Leslie is moving toward the north near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this motion with an increase in forward speed is expected through tonight.  A reduction in speed is forecast on Friday and Friday night, with Leslie turning toward the east or east-southeast over the weekend.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts.  Continued gradual weakening is expected during the next several days, and Leslie may weaken to a tropical storm on Friday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles (315 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 979 mb (28.91 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 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Beven
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