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Post-tropical Cyclone Margot at 34.6°N - 42.4°W

North Atlantic Ocean

Last observation: 17 Sep 2023 - 22:50 UTC

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7 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023

Approximately 1900 miles from the U.S. east coast


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NHC Storm Description:

17 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT NO LONGER A TROPICAL CYCLONE... ...THIS IS THE LAST NHC ADVISORY... As of 3:00 PM GMT Sun Sep 17 the center of Margot was located near 34.6, -42.4 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

17 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT MAY NOT LAST MUCH LONGER... As of 9:00 AM GMT Sun Sep 17 the center of Margot was located near 34.0, -41.4 with movement W at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

17 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT WEAKENS... ...FORECAST TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL ON SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY... As of 3:00 AM GMT Sun Sep 17 the center of Margot was located near 33.9, -40.5 with movement W at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT MOVING WESTWARD... As of 9:00 PM GMT Sat Sep 16 the center of Margot was located near 34.3, -39.6 with movement W at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT JOGS TO THE SOUTHWEST... As of 3:00 PM GMT Sat Sep 16 the center of Margot was located near 34.4, -38.7 with movement SW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT A LITTLE WEAKER AS IT CONTINUES A CLOCKWISE LOOP OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 9:00 AM GMT Sat Sep 16 the center of Margot was located near 35.0, -38.3 with movement SW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT MOVING SOUTH-SOUTHWESTWARD AND MAKING A LOOP OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 3:00 AM GMT Sat Sep 16 the center of Margot was located near 35.5, -38.0 with movement SSW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

15 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT MAKING A SLOW LOOP OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 9:00 PM GMT Fri Sep 15 the center of Margot was located near 36.0, -37.9 with movement SE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

15 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT'S TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXPAND NORTHWARD... As of 3:00 PM GMT Fri Sep 15 the center of Margot was located near 36.3, -38.2 with movement SE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

15 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT NOW A TROPICAL STORM... As of 9:00 AM GMT Fri Sep 15 the center of Margot was located near 36.7, -38.6 with movement ESE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 984 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

15 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT CONTINUES TO MEANDER IN CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 3:00 AM GMT Fri Sep 15 the center of Margot was located near 36.9, -38.9 with movement ENE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 982 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

14 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT EXPECTED TO SLOWLY LOOP OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL ATLANTIC WELL WEST OF THE AZORES... As of 9:00 PM GMT Thu Sep 14 the center of Margot was located near 36.9, -39.3 with movement NE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 978 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

14 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT GROWING IN SIZE OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 3:00 PM GMT Thu Sep 14 the center of Margot was located near 36.5, -39.8 with movement NNE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 978 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

14 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT WEAKENS OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 9:00 AM GMT Thu Sep 14 the center of Margot was located near 35.9, -40.3 with movement NNE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 979 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

14 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT TO MEANDER OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC... As of 3:00 AM GMT Thu Sep 14 the center of Margot was located near 35.2, -40.5 with movement N at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 972 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

13 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT FORECAST TO MEANDER OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS... As of 9:00 PM GMT Wed Sep 13 the center of Margot was located near 34.7, -40.6 with movement N at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

13 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT NOT EXPECTED TO MOVE MUCH OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS... As of 3:00 PM GMT Wed Sep 13 the center of Margot was located near 34.1, -40.4 with movement NNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 970 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

13 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT MOVING NORTHWARD OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 9:00 AM GMT Wed Sep 13 the center of Margot was located near 33.6, -40.0 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 975 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

13 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT A LITTLE STRONGER... As of 3:00 AM GMT Wed Sep 13 the center of Margot was located near 32.7, -39.7 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 975 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

12 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT CONTINUES NORTHWARD FOR NOW... ...FORECAST BEYOND FRIDAY HIGHLY UNCERTAIN... As of 9:00 PM GMT Tue Sep 12 the center of Margot was located near 31.7, -39.6 with movement N at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

12 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...EYE OF MARGOT HEADING NORTHWARD... As of 3:00 PM GMT Tue Sep 12 the center of Margot was located near 30.2, -39.4 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 975 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

12 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT STILL STRENGTHENING... As of 9:00 AM GMT Tue Sep 12 the center of Margot was located near 29.3, -39.5 with movement N at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 979 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

12 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING... As of 3:00 AM GMT Tue Sep 12 the center of Margot was located near 28.0, -39.6 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 984 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

11 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT BECOMES THE FIFTH HURRICANE OF THE 2023 ATLANTIC SEASON... As of 9:00 PM GMT Mon Sep 11 the center of Margot was located near 27.0, -39.8 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 988 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

11 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT ALMOST A HURRICANE WHILE IT MOVES NORTHWARD... As of 3:00 PM GMT Mon Sep 11 the center of Margot was located near 26.1, -40.0 with movement N at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 993 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

11 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT MOVING DUE NORTH OVER THE OPEN CENTRAL SUBTROPICAL ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TONIGHT... As of 9:00 AM GMT Mon Sep 11 the center of Margot was located near 25.3, -40.0 with movement N at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

11 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT LIKELY TO BECOME A HURRICANE WITHIN A DAY OR SO... As of 11:00 PM AST Sun Sep 10 the center of Margot was located near 24.6, -39.9 with movement N at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

10 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT STRONGER AND BETTER ORGANIZED... As of 5:00 PM AST Sun Sep 10 the center of Margot was located near 23.9, -40.1 with movement N at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

10 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT HOLDING STEADY OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 11:00 AM AST Sun Sep 10 the center of Margot was located near 23.0, -40.0 with movement NNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

10 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE... ...NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH... As of 5:00 AM AST Sun Sep 10 the center of Margot was located near 22.1, -39.6 with movement NW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

10 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT A LITTLE STRONGER... As of 11:00 PM AST Sat Sep 9 the center of Margot was located near 21.6, -39.1 with movement NW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

9 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN... As of 5:00 PM AST Sat Sep 9 the center of Margot was located near 21.0, -38.7 with movement NW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

9 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE NEXT WEEK... As of 11:00 AM AST Sat Sep 9 the center of Margot was located near 20.5, -38.0 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

9 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT STRENGTHENING OVER THE OPEN TROPICAL EASTERN ATLANTIC... As of 5:00 AM AST Sat Sep 9 the center of Margot was located near 19.9, -36.9 with movement WNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

9 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT NOT YET STRENGTHENING BUT STILL FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE NEXT WEEK... As of 11:00 PM AST Fri Sep 8 the center of Margot was located near 19.5, -35.8 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

8 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...MARGOT FORECAST TO GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Sep 8 the center of Margot was located near 18.8, -34.3 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

8 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...MARGOT EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN... As of 11:00 AM AST Fri Sep 8 the center of Margot was located near 18.0, -32.5 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

8 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...MARGOT FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN... As of 5:00 AM AST Fri Sep 8 the center of Margot was located near 17.4, -30.8 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

8 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...MARGOT MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE TROPICAL EASTERN ATLANTIC... As of 2:00 AM CVT Fri Sep 8 the center of Margot was located near 16.8, -29.3 with movement WNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

7 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM MARGOT... As of 8:00 PM CVT Thu Sep 7 the center of Margot was located near 16.8, -28.3 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

7 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC... As of 2:00 PM CVT Thu Sep 7 the center of Fourteen was located near 15.7, -26.4 with movement WNW at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

Post-tropical Cyclone Margot at 34.6°N - 42.4°W

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