Subtropical Storm Melissa Public Advisory Number 5

By | October 12, 2019

Issued at 1100 AM AST Sat Oct 12 2019


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BULLETIN
Subtropical Storm Melissa Advisory Number   5
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142019
1100 AM AST Sat Oct 12 2019

...MELISSA MOVING AWAY FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC AND NORTHEAST U.S.
COAST...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...38.1N 67.0W
ABOUT 265 MI...430 KM SE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 70 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal tropical cyclone watches or warnings in effect.

For information on coastal flooding hazards, see products issued by
your local National Weather Service office at weather.gov.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Melissa
was located near latitude 38.1 North, longitude 67.0 West. Melissa
is moving toward the east-northeast near 10 mph (17 km/h). A gradual
increase in forward speed is expected tonight through Monday. On the
forecast track, Melissa will continue to move away from the U.S.
Mid-Atlantic and New England coasts.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.
Slow weakening is expected today, with a faster rate of weakening
tonight. Melissa is forecast to become a post-tropical remnant low
by Sunday.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km) from the
center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb (29.47 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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COASTAL FLOODING:  Minor to moderate coastal flooding will occur
along some portions of the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and southeastern New
England coast today around times of high tide.

SURF:  Swells generated by Melissa are affecting much of the U.S.
east coast, portions of the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Atlantic Canada.
These swells will result in life-threatening surf and rip current
conditions.  Please consult products from your local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.

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Forecaster Latto

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