This is an automatic message WTNT33 KNHC 111443
Hurricane Leslie Advisory Number 61
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132018
1100 AM AST Thu Oct 11 2018
…LESLIE ACCELERATING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD…
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 895 MI…1440 KM SW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…80 MPH…130 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 16 MPH…26 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 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Leslie was
located near latitude 29.1 North, longitude 38.3 West. Leslie is
moving toward the east-northeast near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this
general motion with some increase in forward speed could begin by
Maximum sustained winds are near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher
gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48
hours, but weakening is expected 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 PM AST.