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Ophelia (16L) Becomes Post-tropical Cyclone

49.1N 51.7W

October 3rd, 2011 Category: Tropical Storms

Post-tropical Cyclone Ophelia (16L) - October 3rd, 2011

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Track of Post-tropical Cyclone Ophelia (16L) - October 3rd, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 16L

At 2:00 PM AST (1800 UTC) the center of Hurricane Ophelia (16L) At 11:00 AM AST (1500 UTC) the center of post-tropical cyclone Ophelia was located near latitude 48.1 north, longitude 52.0 west.

The cyclone is moving toward the east-northeast near 37 mph (59 km/h). This motion is expected to continue until dissipation in a day or so.

Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast during the next 24 to 36 hours, and the cyclone is forecast to be absorbed by a cold front on Tuesday. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 290 miles (465 km) primarily east through south of the center. Estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb (29.41 inches).

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