Arthur Becomes Post-Tropical

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Forecast Cone image updated at 10:45 AM
Forecast Cone image updated at 10:45 AM

Location 400 miles ENE of Cape Hatteras North Carolina
Wind 60 mph
Heading E at 15 mph
Pressure 29.27
Coordinates 68.6W, 36.8N


At 1100 a.m. AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Arthur was located near latitude 36.8 north, longitude 68.6 west. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east near 15 mph (24 km/h), and Arthur is expected to gradually turn southward and slow down over the next day or so.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Some gradual weakening is forecast to begin tonight and continue through Wednesday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 991 mb (29.27 inches).

Satellite image updated at 10:45 AM

Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Models image updated at 03:10 PM

Land Hazards

Surf: swells generated by Arthur are expected to affect portions of the mid-Atlantic and southeast U.S. Coasts during the next day or two. These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.