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Post-tropical Cyclone Nigel at 46.3°N - 32.6°W

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Last observation: 22 Sep 2023 - 16:50 UTC

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15 Sep 2023 - 22 Sep 2023

Approximately 2400 miles from the U.S. east coast


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NHC Storm Description:

22 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...NIGEL BECOMES EXTRATROPICAL... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY ON THIS SYSTEM... As of 9:00 AM GMT Fri Sep 22 the center of Nigel was located near 46.3, -32.6 with movement NE at 37 mph. The minimum central pressure was 976 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

22 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...NIGEL SOON TO BE EXTRATROPICAL... As of 3:00 AM GMT Fri Sep 22 the center of Nigel was located near 45.1, -36.7 with movement ENE at 37 mph. The minimum central pressure was 979 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

21 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...NIGEL GROWING IN SIZE AS IT HEADS TOWARD THE NORTH ATLANTIC ... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A STRONG POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE TONIGHT... As of 9:00 PM GMT Thu Sep 21 the center of Nigel was located near 43.7, -40.8 with movement ENE at 37 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

21 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...NIGEL MOVING RAPIDLY NORTHEASTWARD ... As of 11:00 AM AST Thu Sep 21 the center of Nigel was located near 42.2, -45.0 with movement NE at 30 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

21 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...NIGEL MOVING QUICKLY NORTHEASTWARD... As of 5:00 AM AST Thu Sep 21 the center of Nigel was located near 40.6, -47.8 with movement NE at 30 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

21 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...NIGEL ACCELERATES NORTHEASTWARD... As of 11:00 PM AST Wed Sep 20 the center of Nigel was located near 39.0, -50.4 with movement NE at 25 mph. The minimum central pressure was 973 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

20 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...NIGEL MOVING NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD... As of 5:00 PM AST Wed Sep 20 the center of Nigel was located near 37.4, -53.0 with movement NNE at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 973 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

20 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...NIGEL HEADED NORTH... As of 11:00 AM AST Wed Sep 20 the center of Nigel was located near 36.1, -54.4 with movement N at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 975 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

20 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...NIGEL HOLDING STEADY... As of 5:00 AM AST Wed Sep 20 the center of Nigel was located near 34.4, -54.9 with movement N at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

20 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...NIGEL TURNS NORTHWARD... As of 11:00 PM AST Tue Sep 19 the center of Nigel was located near 33.2, -54.7 with movement N at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

19 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...NOAA HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND NIGEL HAS STRENGTHENED... As of 5:00 PM AST Tue Sep 19 the center of Nigel was located near 31.8, -54.7 with movement NNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 974 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

19 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...NIGEL A LITTLE STRONGER... As of 11:00 AM AST Tue Sep 19 the center of Nigel was located near 30.5, -54.3 with movement NNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 975 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

19 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...NIGEL FORECAST TO INTENSIFY TODAY WITH A LARGE EYE OVER THE SUBTROPICAL CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 5:00 AM AST Tue Sep 19 the center of Nigel was located near 29.6, -53.6 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 979 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

19 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...NIGEL A LITTLE STRONGER... As of 11:00 PM AST Mon Sep 18 the center of Nigel was located near 28.6, -52.7 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 979 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

18 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...NIGEL EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN... As of 5:00 PM AST Mon Sep 18 the center of Nigel was located near 28.0, -52.2 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 982 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

18 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...NIGEL EXPECTED TO BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE ON TUESDAY... As of 11:00 AM AST Mon Sep 18 the center of Nigel was located near 27.2, -51.4 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 984 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

18 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...NIGEL FORECAST TO RAPIDLY INTENSIFY INTO A MAJOR HURRICANE ON TUESDAY... As of 5:00 AM AST Mon Sep 18 the center of Nigel was located near 26.5, -50.7 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 984 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

18 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...NIGEL A LITTLE STRONGER... ...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE OVERNIGHT... As of 11:00 PM AST Sun Sep 17 the center of Nigel was located near 25.8, -50.2 with movement NNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

17 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...NIGEL STRENGTHENING... As of 5:00 PM AST Sun Sep 17 the center of Nigel was located near 25.1, -49.5 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

17 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...NIGEL CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 11:00 AM AST Sun Sep 17 the center of Nigel was located near 24.0, -49.1 with movement NNW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

17 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...NIGEL STRENGTHENING... ...FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON MONDAY... As of 5:00 AM AST Sun Sep 17 the center of Nigel was located near 23.0, -48.6 with movement NNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

17 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM NIGEL FORMS IN THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON MONDAY... As of 11:00 PM AST Sat Sep 16 the center of Nigel was located near 22.0, -48.0 with movement NW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM THIS WEEKEND... As of 5:00 PM AST Sat Sep 16 the center of Fifteen was located near 20.8, -47.1 with movement NNW at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN THIS WEEKEND... As of 11:00 AM AST Sat Sep 16 the center of Fifteen was located near 19.7, -46.2 with movement NNW at 18 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM THIS WEEKEND... As of 5:00 AM AST Sat Sep 16 the center of Fifteen was located near 17.9, -45.3 with movement NNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

16 Sep 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE WEEKEND... As of 11:00 PM AST Fri Sep 15 the center of Fifteen was located near 16.3, -44.7 with movement NW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

15 Sep 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION MOVING NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN LATER THIS WEEKEND... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Sep 15 the center of Fifteen was located near 15.4, -44.0 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

15 Sep 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS IN THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE WELL NORTHEAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES... As of 11:00 AM AST Fri Sep 15 the center of Fifteen was located near 14.4, -43.8 with movement NW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

Post-tropical Cyclone Nigel at 46.3°N - 32.6°W

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