1020 miles NNE of The Azores
ENE at 35 mph
At 500 a.m. 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).
Watches and Warnings
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
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