This is an automatic message WTNT33 KNHC 110248
Hurricane Leslie Advisory Number 59
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132018
1100 PM AST Wed Oct 10 2018
…LESLIE STRENGTHENS WHILE IT TURNS EAST-NORTHEASTWARD…
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST…0300 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 1070 MI…1725 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…80 MPH…130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…ENE OR 65 DEGREES AT 12 MPH…19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…978 MB…28.88 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Leslie was
located near latitude 27.9 North, longitude 41.1 West. Leslie is
moving toward the east-northeast near 12 mph (19 km/h). This
general motion with some increase in forward speed is expected over
the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 80 mph (130 km/h)
with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the
next 48 hours, with weakening forecast over the weekend.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 240 miles
The estimated minimum central pressure is 978 mb (28.88 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.