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Larry Is Now A Post-Tropical Cyclone Over The Labrador Sea

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Tropics Forecast Cone at 9:37 Saturday Morning, September 11th
Tropics Forecast Cone at 9:37 Saturday Morning, September 11th

Location 550 miles NNE of Cape Race Newfoundland
Wind 70 mph
Heading NNE at 48 mph
Pressure 28.44
Coordinates 48.2W, 54.0N

Discussion

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Larry was located near latitude 54.0 North, longitude 48.2 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the north-northeast near 48 mph (78 km/h) and this heading with a decrease in forward speed is expected until Larry merges with an extratropical low tonight or early Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Some slight weakening is possible before Larry merges with another extratropical low.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 310 miles (500 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 963 mb (28.44 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 5:52 Saturday Afternoon, September 11th

Watches and Warnings

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Tropics Models at 2:10 Saturday Afternoon, September 11th

Land Hazards

Key messages for Larry can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT2, WMO header WTNT42 KNHC and on the web at hurricanes.gov/graphics_at2.shtml?key_messages

STORM SURGE: Water levels will continue to subside in southeastern Newfoundland today.

SURF: Significant swells from Larry will continue affecting portions of the east coast of the United States and Atlantic Canada through tonight. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.