807  
WTNT32 KNHC 092037  
TCPAT2  
 
BULLETIN  
TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA ADVISORY NUMBER 3  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172017  
500 PM AST MON OCT 09 2017  
   
..OPHELIA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE
 
   
..NO THREAT TO ANY LAND AREAS
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...31.5N 39.6W  
ABOUT 845 MI...1355 KM WSW OF THE AZORES  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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 OPHELIA WAS  
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.5 NORTH, LONGITUDE 39.6 WEST. OPHELIA IS  
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 3 MPH (6 KM/H). A SLOW MOTION  
TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST AND EAST IS FORECAST TO OCCUR LATER  
TONIGHT, FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST ON TUESDAY.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH (75 KM/H) WITH  
HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT  
48 HOURS.  
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES (110 KM)  
FROM THE CENTER.  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB (29.68 INCHES).  
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND  
----------------------  
NONE.  
 
NEXT ADVISORY  
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100 PM AST.  
 

 
FORECASTER STEWART  
 
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