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Tropical Depression Gabrielle: Wednesday 11pm Update

...GABRIELLE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.0N 67.0W
ABOUT 135 MI...220 KM WNW OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 600 MI...965 KM SSE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1010 MB...29.83 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
GABRIELLE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.0
WEST. THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH
...9 KM/H.  A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AND AN INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED ARE EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND AN ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED 
THURDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF
GABRIELLE WILL CONTINUE MOVING AWAY FROM BERMUDA...REMAIN WELL
OFFSHORE OF THE U.S. EAST COAST...AND APPROACH NOVA SCOTIA FRIDAY
EVENING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY. 
SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. 
GABRIELLE IS FORECAST TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE WHEN IT
NEARS NOVA SCOTIA LATE FRIDAY.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1010 MB...29.83 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL...RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH GABRIELLE WILL DIMINISH ACROSS
BERMUDA...WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 INCH OR LESS.
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