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Paulette Becomes A Post-Tropical Cyclone For The Second Time

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 1:13 Friday Night, September 18th
Tropics Forecast Cone at 1:13 Friday Night, September 18th

Location 445 miles ESE of The Azores
Wind 40 mph
Heading E at 12 mph
Pressure 29.71
Coordinates 20.0W, 34.8N

Discussion

At 300 AM GMT (0300 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Paulette was located near latitude 34.8 North, longitude 20.0 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east near 12 mph (19 km/h). An eastward to east-northeastward motion is forecast through midday Wednesday. A decrease in the forward motion along with turns to the southeast then south are expected late Wednesday through Thursday. A west-southwestward motion is forecast to begin by late this week.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Slow weakening is forecast, and the post-tropical cyclone is expected to become a remnant low by Wednesday morning.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 1:13 Friday Night, September 18th
Tropics Satellite at 1:13 Friday Night, September 18th

Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Tropics Models at 8:12 Friday Morning, September 18th
Tropics Models at 8:12 Friday Morning, September 18th

Land Hazards

None.