Nigel Becomes Extratropical

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 4:35 Friday Night, September 22nd

Location 640 miles NNW of The Azores
Wind 70 mph
Heading NE at 37 mph
Pressure 28.82
Coordinates 32.6W, 46.3N


At 900 AM GMT (0900 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Nigel was located near latitude 46.3 North, longitude 32.6 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 37 mph (59 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next day or so. A slower northward or north-northwestward motion is expected this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 976 mb (28.82 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 4:45 Friday Afternoon, September 22nd

Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Tropics Models at 4:06 Friday Afternoon, September 22nd

Land Hazards