Melissa Becomes Extratropical

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Post-Tropical Cyclone

405 miles SSE of Cape Race Newfoundland



40 mph




E at 23 mph

51.4W, 41.0N


At 1100 a.m. AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Melissa was located near latitude 41.0 north, longitude 51.4 west. Melissa is moving toward the east near 23 mph (37 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue today through Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. The cyclone should gradually weaken before it dissipates on Tuesday.

Gale-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km), mainly to the southeast through southwest of the from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).


Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


Land Hazards

Surf: swells generated by Melissa are gradually subsiding along much of the U.S. East coast, portions of the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Atlantic Canada. Please consult products from your local weather office for more information.