719  
WTNT33 KNHC 291750  
TCPAT3  
 
BULLETIN  
TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 8A  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL182017  
200 PM EDT SUN OCT 29 2017  
 
...PHILIPPE SCURRYING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD AWAY FROM THE U.S. EAST  
COAST AND THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS...   
..TROPICAL STORM WARNING DISCONTINUED FOR THE BAHAMAS
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...28.7N 75.4W  
ABOUT 250 MI...405 KM NE OF FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND  
ABOUT 315 MI...505 KM ENE OF VERO BEACH FLORIDA  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 46 MPH...74 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES  
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS  
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:  
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL  
STORM WARNING FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.  
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:  
 
NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT.  
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK  
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AT 200 PM EDT (1800 UTC), THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE WAS  
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.7 NORTH, LONGITUDE 75.4 WEST. PHILIPPE IS  
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 36 MPH (74 KM/H). A MOTION  
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND  
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE  
CENTER OF PHILIPPE WILL MOVE FARTHER AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES  
EAST COAST AND THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS, AND EMERGE OVER THE OPEN  
WESTERN ATLANTIC THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT, REMAINING WELL AWAY  
FROM THE UNITED STATES AND BERMUDA.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH (95 KM/H) WITH  
HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTHEN IS EXPECTED TODAY, AND  
PHILIPPE IS FORECAST TO MERGE WITH A COLD FRONT AND BECOME A  
POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BY TONIGHT, AND BE ABSORBED BY A LARGE  
EXTRATROPICAL LOW ON MONDAY.  
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 195 MILES (315 KM)  
FROM THE CENTER. RECENT SHIP OBSERVATIONS CONTINUE TO INDICATE THAT  
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH (65 TO 83 KM/H) ARE  
OCCURRING TO THE EAST OF NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB (29.44 INCHES).  
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND  
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RAINFALL: PHILIPPE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER EASTERN CUBA. THIS RAINFALL  
COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING, ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS AND IN THE  
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN OF CUBA.  
 
NEXT ADVISORY  
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500 PM EDT.  
 

 
FORECASTER STEWART  
 
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