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Post-tropical Cyclone Epsilon at 48.6°N - 38.8°W

North Atlantic Ocean

Approximately 2100 miles from the U.S. east coast


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NHC Storm Description:

26 Oct 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...EPSILON BECOMES A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC... ...THIS WILL BE THE LAST NHC ADVISORY ON EPSILON... As of 3:00 AM GMT Mon Oct 26 the center of Epsilon was located near 48.6, -38.8 with movement NE at 46 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

25 Oct 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...LARGE EPSILON IS NEARLY EXTRATROPICAL AS IT CONTINUES RACING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY... As of 9:00 PM GMT Sun Oct 25 the center of Epsilon was located near 46.2, -44.3 with movement ENE at 46 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

25 Oct 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...EPSILON RACING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD AND IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE SOON... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY... As of 11:00 AM AST Sun Oct 25 the center of Epsilon was located near 44.3, -49.4 with movement ENE at 35 mph. The minimum central pressure was 960 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

25 Oct 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...EPSILON EXPECTED TO BECOME A POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE LATER TODAY... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 5:00 AM AST Sun Oct 25 the center of Epsilon was located near 42.8, -53.7 with movement NE at 30 mph. The minimum central pressure was 960 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

25 Oct 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...EPSILON GROWS EVEN LARGER AS IT ACCELERATES NORTHEASTWARD... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 11:00 PM AST Sat Oct 24 the center of Epsilon was located near 41.3, -56.1 with movement NE at 24 mph. The minimum central pressure was 960 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

24 Oct 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...LARGE HURRICANE EPSILON ACCELERATING NORTHEASTWARD... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH THE WEEKEND... As of 5:00 PM AST Sat Oct 24 the center of Epsilon was located near 39.4, -58.2 with movement NE at 22 mph. The minimum central pressure was 958 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

24 Oct 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...EPSILON REMAINS A LARGE HURRICANE AS IT TURNS NORTHEASTWARD... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS WEEKEND... As of 11:00 AM AST Sat Oct 24 the center of Epsilon was located near 37.9, -60.3 with movement NE at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 958 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

24 Oct 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...LARGE EPSILON EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE NORTHEASTWARD TODAY OVER THE NORTHERN ATLANTIC... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS WEEKEND... As of 5:00 AM AST Sat Oct 24 the center of Epsilon was located near 36.9, -62.0 with movement NNE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 972 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

24 Oct 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...LARGE EPSILON CONTINUES TO CHURN UP THE NORTH ATLANTIC... ...HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS WEEKEND... As of 11:00 PM AST Fri Oct 23 the center of Epsilon was located near 36.5, -62.1 with movement N at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 972 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

23 Oct 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...EPSILON FORECAST TO REMAIN A HURRICANE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC OCEAN... As of 5:00 PM AST Fri Oct 23 the center of Epsilon was located near 35.5, -61.7 with movement N at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

23 Oct 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...EPSILON MOVING NORTHWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH... As of 11:00 AM AST Fri Oct 23 the center of Epsilon was located near 34.1, -61.6 with movement N at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

23 Oct 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...EPSILON MOVING NORTHWARD AWAY FROM BERMUDA... As of 5:00 AM AST Fri Oct 23 the center of Epsilon was located near 33.1, -61.6 with movement N at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

23 Oct 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...EPSILON PASSING WELL EAST OF BERMUDA... As of 11:00 PM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 32.6, -61.6 with movement NNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

23 Oct 2020 - 0:00 UTC ...EPSILON COULD STILL PRODUCE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS OVER BERMUDA THROUGH TONIGHT... As of 8:00 PM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 32.2, -61.5 with movement NNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...EPSILON STILL COULD PRODUCE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ON BERMUDA THROUGH TONIGHT... As of 5:00 PM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 31.9, -61.4 with movement NNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 968 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 18:00 UTC ...EPSILON NOW MOVING NORTH-NORTHWEST... ...SHOULD PASS WELL EAST OF BERMUDA BUT CAUSE TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS THROUGH TONIGHT... As of 2:00 PM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 31.5, -61.2 with movement NNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 965 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...EPSILON HAS WEAKENED SINCE YESTERDAY BUT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS STILL EXPECTED ON BERMUDA THROUGH TONIGHT... As of 11:00 AM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 30.9, -61.2 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 965 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 12:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND THAT EPSILON HAS DROPPED IN INTENSITY... ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS STILL EXPECTED ON BERMUDA TODAY... As of 8:00 AM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 30.6, -61.3 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 962 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA TODAY... As of 5:00 AM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 30.6, -60.9 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 955 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 6:00 UTC ...EPSILON MAKES A WOBBLY TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST... As of 2:00 AM AST Thu Oct 22 the center of Epsilon was located near 30.3, -60.5 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 953 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED AT BERMUDA THROUGH LATE THURSDAY... As of 11:00 PM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 29.6, -60.6 with movement WNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 953 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

22 Oct 2020 - 0:00 UTC ...EPSILON EXPECTED TO PASS EAST OF BERMUDA BY LATE TOMORROW... As of 8:00 PM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 29.6, -60.5 with movement WNW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 951 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...EPSILON RAPIDLY INTENSIFIES INTO A MAJOR HURRICANE OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 5:00 PM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 29.6, -60.0 with movement NW at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 955 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 18:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS EPSILON IS STILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING... ...COULD BECOME A MAJOR HURRICANE LATER TODAY... As of 2:00 PM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 29.4, -59.7 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 959 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...EPSILON A LITTLE STRONGER... ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR BERMUDA... As of 11:00 AM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 29.1, -59.1 with movement WNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 972 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 12:00 UTC ...EPSILON COULD STRENGTHEN A LITTLE MORE TODAY... As of 8:00 AM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 28.9, -58.8 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 976 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...EPSILON HAS RAPIDLY INTENSIFIED... ...BUT THIS STRENGTHENING TREND SHOULD BEGIN TO EASE SOON... As of 5:00 AM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 28.9, -58.3 with movement WNW at 14 mph. The minimum central pressure was 976 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 6:00 UTC ...EPSILON MOVING NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 2:00 AM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 28.8, -57.6 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 987 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...EPSILON STRENGTHENS INTO A HURRICANE... As of 11:00 PM AST Tue Oct 20 the center of Epsilon was located near 28.5, -56.8 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 987 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

21 Oct 2020 - 0:00 UTC ...EPSILON LIKELY TO BECOME A HURRICANE SOON... As of 8:00 PM AST Tue Oct 20 the center of Epsilon was located near 28.2, -56.3 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

20 Oct 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...EPSILON CONTINUES STRENGTHENING OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 5:00 PM AST Tue Oct 20 the center of Epsilon was located near 27.9, -55.8 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

20 Oct 2020 - 18:00 UTC ...EPSILON SLIGHTLY STRONGER AND BETTER ORGANIZED... As of 2:00 PM AST Tue Oct 20 the center of Epsilon was located near 27.2, -55.4 with movement NNW at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

20 Oct 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...EPSILON TURNS NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... ...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR BERMUDA... As of 11:00 AM AST Tue Oct 20 the center of Epsilon was located near 26.5, -55.0 with movement NNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

20 Oct 2020 - 9:00 UTC ...EPSILON DRIFTING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA... As of 5:00 AM AST Tue Oct 20 the center of Epsilon was located near 25.6, -54.7 with movement ENE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

20 Oct 2020 - 3:00 UTC ...EPSILON MEANDERING OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA... As of 11:00 PM AST Mon Oct 19 the center of Epsilon was located near 25.3, -55.3 with movement N at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

19 Oct 2020 - 21:00 UTC ...EPSILON REMAINS STATIONARY OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 5:00 PM AST Mon Oct 19 the center of Epsilon was located near 25.5, -55.5 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

19 Oct 2020 - 15:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM EPSILON... As of 11:00 AM AST Mon Oct 19 the center of Epsilon was located near 25.6, -55.3 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

19 Oct 2020 - 12:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 8:00 AM AST Mon Oct 19 the center of Twenty-Seven was located near 25.8, -55.5 with movement Stationary. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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