Arthur Becomes Post-Tropical
|Location||400 miles ENE of Cape Hatteras North Carolina|
|Heading||E at 15 mph|
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).
Watches and Warnings
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
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.