Hurricane Igor Causing Large Swells in Caribbean Sea18.7N 62.4W
As of 11 p.m. AST September 16 (0300 UTC September 17), Hurricane Igor (11L) is located within 15 nautical miles of 22.0°N 58.7°W, about 390 mi (625 km) northeast of the northern Leeward Islands and about 805 mi (1295 km) south-southeast of Bermuda.
Maximum sustained winds are 110 knots (125 mph, 205 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 935 mbar (hPa; 27.61 InHg), and the system is moving northwest at 8 kt (9 mph, 15 km/h).
Igor is a large hurricane; hurricane force winds extend up to 105 miles (165 km) from the center of Igor, and tropical storm force winds up to 290 miles (465 km) from the center.