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WTNT31 KNHC 012035
TCPAT1

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM FRED ADVISORY NUMBER  12
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062015
500 PM AST TUE SEP 01 2015

...FRED MAINTAINING ITS INTENSITY FOR NOW...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.8N 28.1W
ABOUT 330 MI...535 KM NW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fred was
located near latitude 18.8 North, longitude 28.1 West.  Fred is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue over the next couple of
days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.
Weakening is expected during the next 48 hours, and Fred is forecast
to become a tropical depression by late Wednesday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Brown



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