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----------1100 AM AST Thu Oct 11 2018
...LESLIE ACCELERATING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD...
 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...29.1N 38.3W ABOUT 895 MI...1440 KM SW OF THE AZORES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH...130 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 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 29.1 North, longitude 38.3 West. Leslie is moving toward the east-northeast near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this general motion with some increase in forward speed could begin by late Saturday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours, but weakening is expected over the weekend.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 240 miles (390 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 978 mb (28.88 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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