TCPAT5 05:51:21.1396

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----------600 AM AST Tue Oct 09 2018
...ANOTHER TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE EAST ATLANTIC... ...NO THREAT TO LAND...
 SUMMARY OF 600 AM AST...1000 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...10.3N 29.7W ABOUT 475 MI...760 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 600 AM AST (1000 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Fifteen was located near latitude 10.3 North, longitude 29.7 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h).  A turn to the northwest is expected tonight and that general motion should continue on Wednesday and Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the system is expected to become a tropical storm by tonight.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.
$$ Forecaster Cangialosi
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