Miami, FL, United States, October 4, 2016 –  Bulletin: Tropical Storm Nicole advisory number 1 from NWS National Hurricane Center, Miami, Fl…New tropical storm in the Atlantic…

Summary as of 1100 a.m  AST…1500 UTC…Information


Location…23.8N 60.4W

About 525 MI…840 km NE of San Juan Puerto Rico

Maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/h

Present movement…NW or 310 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h

Minimum Central Pressure…1005 MB…29.68 inches

Watches and Warnings  –  There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Discussion and 48-hour outlook

At 1100 a.m AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Nicole was located near latitude 23.8 North, longitude 60.4 West.  Nicole is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h) and a turn toward the north-northwest with a decrease in forward speed is expected over the next couple of days.  Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts.  Little change in strength is forecast for the next day or so, followed by gradual weakening.  Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center.  The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 MB (29.68 inches).

Hazards affecting land  –  None.

Next advisory  –  Next complete advisory at 500 p.m AST.


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