PHILIPSBURG–Jose is moving steadily northwest well north of Puerto Rico. It remains a category four hurricane.
At 11:00am, the centre of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 21.7 North, longitude 65.8 West. Jose is moving toward the northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h). A northwest motion is expected to continue today.
Jose will turn toward the north tonight and Monday, then toward the northeast Monday night, with a slower forward motion.
Maximum sustained winds are near 130 mph (215 km/h) with higher gusts. Jose is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 40 miles (65 km) from the centre and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles (260 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 944 mb (27.88 inches).
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/69265-jose-moving-steadily-well-north-of-puerto-rico