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----------500 PM AST Tue Oct 30 2018
...OSCAR ACCELERATING OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... ...HIGH SURF EXPECTED ALONG BERMUDA BEACHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
 SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...31.3N 56.6W ABOUT 485 MI...780 KM E OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...31 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 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Oscar was located near latitude 31.3 North, longitude 56.6 West. Oscar is moving toward the north-northeast near 20 mph (31 km/h). A faster motion in the same general direction is expected through Wednesday, followed by a turn toward the northeast on Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 85 mph (140 km/h) with higher gusts.  Gradual weakening is forecast during the next several days, but Oscar is expected to become a powerful post-tropical low over the north-central Atlantic Ocean by late Wednesday.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 979 mb (28.91 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- SURF:  Large swells generated by Oscar will affect Bermuda through Wednesday.  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 1100 PM AST.
$$ Forecaster Zelinsky
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