Teddy Heading Toward The Northwest Coast Of Newfoundland

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 10:43 Wednesday Evening, September 23rd

Location 530 miles NNE of Halifax Nova Scotia
Wind 50 mph
Heading NNE at 32 mph
Pressure 28.8
Coordinates 57.3W, 51.0N


At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Teddy was located near latitude 51.0 North, longitude 57.3 West based on the Marble Mountain, Newfoundland, radar and surface observations along the west coast of Newfoundland. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the north-northeast near 32 mph (52 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through Thursday. On the forecast track, the center of Teddy should move closer to the northwestern Newfoundland coast tonight and into the Labrador Sea on Thursday before merging with a larger extratropical low.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast before the system merges with the extratropical low on Thursday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles (335 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 975 mb (28.80 inches). By the Sea, Newfoundland (near the Cow Head Lighthouse) reported a barometric pressure of 979 mb (28.91 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 10:44 Wednesday Evening, September 23rd

Watches and Warnings




There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Tropics Models at 3:15 Thursday Night, September 24th

Land Hazards

Key messages for Teddy can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT5 and WMO header WTNT45 KNHC and on the web at www.hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT5.shtml.

SURF: Large swells generated by Teddy are affecting Bermuda, the Lesser Antilles, the Greater Antilles, the Bahamas, the east coast of the United States, and Atlantic Canada. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.

WIND: Gusty winds are possible along the western coast of Newfoundland tonight.