5pm Sunday Update on Hurricane Nicole

Here is the latest update on hurricane Nicole.

Hurricane Nicole is moving northeast over the north Atlantic Ocean… and is continuing to produce a large area of high seas.

At 5pm… the center of Nicole is around 615 miles southeast of Cape Race in Newfoundland. Maximum sustained winds are around 80 mph… making it a category 1 hurricane. The storm is moving northeast around 9 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 northeast motion into Monday… followed by a faster north/northeast to northeast motion by Tuesday.

Little change in strength is forecast over the next 48 hours.

The storm is expected to become post-tropical / extratropical in about 36 hours if not sooner.

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