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LOCATION...38.2N 69.5W
ABOUT 210 MI...335 KM S OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SSE OR 150 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES



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Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected over the next couple of days, and Melissa is forecast to lose its subtropical characteristics by Saturday night.

Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 345 miles (555 km) from the center, primarily over waters.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).

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COASTAL FLOODING: Coastal flooding will continue through the late evening along portions of the U.S. east coast from the mid-Atlantic states to southeastern New England.

SURF: [TOP] 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.

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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Latto

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