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LOCATION...37.7N 68.8W
ABOUT 250 MI...400 KM SSE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SE OR 125 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES



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Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Melissa is expected to become a remnant low by Saturday night or early Sunday.

Winds of 40 mph or greater extend outward over waters up to 275 miles (445 km) from the center.

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

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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 on Saturday around times of high tide.

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 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Berg

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