856  
WTNT32 KNHC 100251  
TCPAT2  
 
BULLETIN  
TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA ADVISORY NUMBER 4  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172017  
1100 PM AST MON OCT 09 2017  
   
..OPHELIA REMAINS FAR OUT TO SEA AS A TROPICAL STORM
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...32.3N 39.0W  
ABOUT 785 MI...1260 KM WSW OF THE AZORES  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 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 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA WAS  
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.3 NORTH, LONGITUDE 39.0 WEST. OPHELIA IS  
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 7 MPH (11 KM/H). THE TROPICAL  
STORM IS EXPECTED TO TURN TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST AND THEN SOUTH AT  
ABOUT THE SAME RATE OF FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF  
DAYS.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH (85 KM/H) WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  
SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AND OPHELIA  
IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE BY WEDNESDAY.  
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES (165 KM)  
FROM THE CENTER.  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB (29.59 INCHES).  
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND  
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NONE.  
 
NEXT ADVISORY  
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500 AM AST.  
 

 
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