SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION (FROM THE NHC)
ABOUT 235 MI…375 KM ESE OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…90 MPH…150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 7 MPH…11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…965 MB…28.50 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
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DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Epsilon was
located near latitude 30.9 North, longitude 61.2 West. Epsilon is
moving toward the northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h). A turn toward the
north-northwest is expected later today, followed by a northward
motion tonight through Friday night, and an acceleration toward the
northeast over the weekend. On the forecast track, the center of
Epsilon is forecast to make its closest approach to, but well to
the east of, Bermuda later this evening.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 90 mph (150 km/h)
with higher gusts. Some fluctuations in intensity are expected
during the next couple of days, with weakening by early next week.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 310 miles
The estimated minimum central pressure is 965 mb (28.50 inches).
1. Tropical storm conditions are expected intermittently on Bermuda
through this evening, when Epsilon is forecast to make its closest
approach east of the island. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect
2. Dangerous and potentially life-threatening surf and rip currents
are expected along the coasts of Bermuda, the Bahamas, the Greater
Antilles, the Leeward Islands, the east coast of the United States,
and Atlantic Canada during the next couple of days.