At 1100 PM according to the National Hurricane Centre, Tropical Storm Beryl was located near latitude 10.4 North, longitude 44.0 West. Beryl is moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this general motion should continue through tonight.  A fast westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through the weekend.  On the forecast track, the center of Beryl will remain east of the Lesser Antilles through Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher gusts.  Additional strengthening is forecast, and Beryl could become a hurricane on Friday.

Beryl is a tiny tropical storm. Tropical-storm-force winds only extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the centre.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 999 mb.

The next update will be issued at 5am tomorrow morning.

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