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central pressure

[′sen·trəl ′presh·ər]
(meteorology)
At any given instant, the atmospheric pressure at the center of a high or low; the highest pressure in a high, the lowest pressure in a low.
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4 hPa) taken on the schooner Olive anchored north of Burkitt Island (almost 70 km northwest of Bathurst Bay) at about midnight along with Porter's central pressure reading during landfall and other meteorological data gathered by Wragge.
1500 UTC: A NOAA P-3 dropsonde measured a central pressure of 983 hPa.
Over a period of 5 months, we found that planned aerobic interval training was found to significantly reduce blood pressure, indicators of arterial stiffness, and central pressure in subjects with primary hypertension which was already well controlled using pharmacological methods.
At present the estimated central pressure of cyclone is 994 hpa and the average sustained wind speed around is 7080 Knots gusting up to 90 Knots.
At present the estimated central pressure of Cyclonic Storm is 996 hpa and the average sustained wind speed around is 4550 Knots gusting up to 55 Knots" the advisory informed.
At present the estimated central pressure of Cyclone is 990 hpa and the average sustained wind speed around is 90100 gusting up to 110 Knots.
Vongfong has a central pressure of 965 hPa and a wind speed of 126 kilometers (78 miles) per hour, with gusts as strong as 180 kilometers (112 miles) per hour.
The typhoon Halong, which received the 11th category in Japan, is currently heading towards the southern prefecture of Okinawa with central pressure at 950 millibars and the speed of 90 miles per hour (40 meters per second).
As seems in this pattern a high pressure center with the central pressure of 1022 HECTOPASCAL over 63 degrees east altitude and 41 degrees of north latitude has been formed.
This feeds back to decrease wave height, which reduces movement of air toward the centre of the hurricane, increasing the central pressure -- which in turn slows the winds of the entire hurricane and dissipates it faster.
Using the liquid model, the pressure inside stars can be calculated as a function of radius, including the central pressure.

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