062  
WTNT31 KNHC 312034  
TCPAT1  
 
BULLETIN  
POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE OSCAR ADVISORY NUMBER 20  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL162018  
500 PM AST WED OCT 31 2018  
   
..OSCAR BECOMES A HURRICANE-FORCE POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE
 
   
..HIGH SURF TO SUBSIDE ON BERMUDA TONIGHT
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...39.3N 49.6W  
ABOUT 540 MI...870 KM SSE OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND  
ABOUT 975 MI...1570 KM NE OF BERMUDA  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 35 MPH...56 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...976 MB...28.82 INCHES  
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS  
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.  
 
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK  
----------------------  
AT 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), THE CENTER OF POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE OSCAR  
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 39.3 NORTH, LONGITUDE 49.6 WEST. THE  
POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR  
35 MPH (56 KM/H), AND A MOTION TOWARD THE NORTHEAST WITH SOME  
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT TWO TO THREE  
DAYS.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH (120 KM/H) WITH HIGHER  
GUSTS. ALTHOUGH GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT  
SEVERAL DAYS, OSCAR IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL  
CYCLONE OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN INTO  
THE WEEKEND.  
 
HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 80 MILES (130 KM) FROM  
THE CENTER AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 320  
MILES (520 KM).  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 976 MB (28.82 INCHES).  
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND  
----------------------  
SURF: SWELLS GENERATED BY OSCAR THAT ARE AFFECTING BERMUDA WILL  
SUBSIDE TONIGHT. PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER  
OFFICE.  
 
NEXT ADVISORY  
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THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE  
CENTER ON OSCAR. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND  
IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, UNDER  
AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1, WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC, AND AVAILABLE ON THE  
WEB AT HTTPS://OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/SHTML/NFDHSFAT1.SHTML.  
 

 
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