Margot No Longer A Tropical Cyclone

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 9:37 Sunday Morning, September 17th

Location 885 miles W of The Azores
Wind 40 mph
Heading WNW at 9 mph
Pressure 29.56
Coordinates 42.4W, 34.6N

Discussion

At 300 PM GMT (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Margot was located near latitude 34.6 North, longitude 42.4 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h). A clockwise turn resulting in a motion toward the east is expected over the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Small fluctuations in intensity are expected during the next few days.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1001 mb (29.56 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 9:43 Sunday Evening, September 17th

Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Land Hazards

SURF: Swells generated by Margot will continue to affect the Azores for the next several days. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.