11pm Saturday Update on Hurricane Nicole

Here is the latest update and forecast track on hurricane Nicole.

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.

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