For the 5th year in a row, we have a storm before the season starts.

For the 5th year in a row, we have a storm before Hurricane Season starts.

BULLETIN

Subtropical Storm Andrea Advisory Number 3

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL012019

500 AM AST Tue May 21 2019

...SUBTROPICAL STORM ANDREA MAINTAINING A NORTHWARD MOTION OVER THE

WESTERN ATLANTIC...

...EXPECTED TO TURN NORTHEASTWARD LATER TODAY...

SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION

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LOCATION...30.0N 69.0W

ABOUT 295 MI...475 KM WSW OF BERMUDA

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Interests in

Bermuda should monitor the progress of this system.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK

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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Andrea was

located near latitude 30.0 North, longitude 69.0 West. The storm is

moving toward the north near 6 mph (9 km/h), and that general

motion is expected to continue this morning. A turn toward the

northeast is forecast by this afternoon, followed by an eastward

motion by late tonight and Wednesday. On the forecast track, the

center of Andrea is expected to remain southwest and south of

Bermuda during the next day or two.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.

Little change in strength is forecast today, followed by weakening

late tonight. Andrea is expected to dissipate on Wednesday.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the

center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

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None.

NEXT ADVISORY

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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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