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POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE GERT ADVISORY NUMBER 12

By: National Hurricane Center
By: National Hurricane Center

BULLETIN
POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE GERT ADVISORY NUMBER 12...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL072011
500 PM AST TUE AUG 16 2011

...GERT DEGENERATES TO A POST-TROPICAL LOW...

SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...39.5N 54.7W
ABOUT 750 MI...1210 KM NE OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 505 MI...810 KM S OF CAPE RACE NEWFOUNDLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 29 MPH...46 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 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE GERT
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 39.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 54.7 WEST. THE
CYCLONE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AT 29 MPH...46 KM/H...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION SHOULD CONTINUE UNTIL THE SYSTEM DISSIPATES.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. THE POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE IS FORECAST TO DISSIPATE ON
WEDNESDAY AS IT WEAKENS TO A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

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

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE.

NEXT ADVISORY
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THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE
FOUND IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE...UNDER AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.

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FORECASTER BEVEN

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