Post-Tropical Cyclone Leslie Advisory Number 9
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
1100 AM AST Tue Sep 25 2018
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 1080 MI…1735 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…E OR 100 DEGREES AT 12 MPH…19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Leslie was located near latitude 31.6 North, longitude 44.4 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east near 12 mph (19 km/h). A faster northeastward motion is expected on Wednesday, followed by a northward turn Wednesday night.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Strengthening as an post-tropical cyclone is expected, and Leslie is forecast to become a large and powerful post-tropical cyclone by Wednesday with winds increasing to hurricane force on Thursday.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on Leslie. Additional information can be found in High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service, under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and available on the Web at https://ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.shtml.