Hurricane Nicole’s wind field is expanding over the open waters of the North Atlantic Ocean.
At 11pm… the center of Nicole is around 560 miles south-southeast of Cape Race in Newfoundland. Maximum sustained winds are around 85 mph… making it a category 1 hurricane. The storm is moving east around 10 mph.
There are no watches or warnings in effect for land areas…. and the storm is only a threat to marine interests.
Nicole is expected to continue the east-northeast motion with a decrease in forward motion tonight and Sunday… followed by a turn to the northeast and an increase in forward motion Sunday Night into Monday.
Gradual weakening is expected Sunday into Monday… but Nicole is expected to maintain hurricane strength.