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Low (Jose) - 2017

  Sep. 3, 2017 - Sep. 22, 2017

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  • NHC best track data (Updated Friday, Sep. 22, 2017 0:00 Z)
  • NHC model data (Updated Friday, Sep. 22, 2017 0:00 Z)

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Best Track Position and Intensity as of:

Friday, Sep. 22, 2017 0:00 Z

Wind (1 min. avg.):

45 knots (52 mph | 23 m/s | 83 km/h)

Gusts:

55 knots (63 mph | 28 m/s | 102 km/h)

Pressure:

987 mb (29.15 inHg | 987 hPa)

Location at the time:

202 statute miles (325 km) to the SE (135°) from New Bedford, MA, USA.

Coordinates:

39.6N 68.2W   How far away is this from me?

Source:

National Hurricane Center's (NHC) Automated Tropical Cyclone Forecasting (ATCF) System and not from any available advisory data


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Additional Best Track Information ( View all past best track data in table form )

  The following details were available in the best track file as of the last best track position update

Storm Number: 12

Level of tropical cyclone development:

Low (Sometimes incorrect)

Isobar Details:

The last closed isobar has a pressure of 1012 mb. (29.89 inHg | 1012 hPa) The radius of the last closed isobar is 240 nautical miles. (276 miles | 444 kilometers)

System Depth: Deep

Radius of Max Winds:

100 nautical miles (115 miles | 185 kilometers)

Wind Field Details:

The radius of 34 knot (39 mph, 17 m/s, 63 km/h) winds is:
190 nautical miles (219 miles, 352 kilometers) in the northeast quadrant.
130 nautical miles (150 miles, 241 kilometers) in the southeast quadrant.
160 nautical miles (184 miles, 296 kilometers) in the southwest quadrant.
190 nautical miles (219 miles, 352 kilometers) in the northwest quadrant.



Derived Data based on Best Track Information

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6 Hour Average Movement ( About ):

Toward the WNW or 293° at 2.5 knots (2.9 mph | 4.7 km/h)

12 Hour Average Movement:

Toward the W or 270° at 0.4 knots (0.4 mph | 0.7 km/h)

24 Hour (1 Day) Average Movement:

Toward the NE or 49° at 0.8 knots (0.9 mph | 1.4 km/h)

48 Hour (2 Day) Average Movement:

Toward the NE or 49° at 3.8 knots (4.4 mph | 7.0 km/h)

120 Hour (5 Day) Average Movement:

Toward the NNE or 16° at 5.6 knots (6.4 mph | 10.3 km/h)

Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) Index: 41.7950 104 kt2   About

Highest Sustained Wind achieved so far:

135 knots (155 mph | 69 m/s | 250 km/h)

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Highest Level of Development achieved so far:

Major Hurricane



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