Ernesto Now A Post-tropical Cyclone

| August 18, 2018 @ 3:35 am

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SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…51.9N 20.0W
ABOUT 1020 MI…1640 KM NNE OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…ENE OR 60 DEGREES AT 35 MPH…56 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1002 MB…29.59 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone
Ernesto was located near latitude 51.9 North, longitude 20.0 West.
The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east-northeast near
35 mph (56 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue for the
next 12 to 24 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
Weakening is forecast to continue, and Ernesto should merge with a
frontal zone by tonight.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 km)
to the southeast of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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Information on rainfall and wind forecasts for Ireland can be
found in products issued by Met Eireann at www.met.ie and for the
United Kingdom in products issued by the United Kingdom Met Office
at www.metoffice.gov/uk.

NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on this system. Additional information on this system can be
found in High Seas Forecasts issued by the UK Met Office under WMO
header FQNT21 EGRR and on the web at
http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/marine-high-seas/.

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