September 22, 2020
Issued at 200 AM AST Tue Sep 22 2020
WTNT35 KNHC 220555
Hurricane Teddy Intermediate Advisory Number 39A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM AST Tue Sep 22 2020
...TEDDY MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD...
...LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS LIKELY ALONG WESTERN ATLANTIC
BEACHES FOR SEVERAL DAYS...
SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 495 MI...800 KM S OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...100 MPH...155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 340 DEGREES AT 25 MPH...41 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...956 MB...28.23 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* South coast of Nova Scotia from Digby to Meat Cove
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Meat Cove to Tidnish Nova Scotia
* North of Digby to Fort Lawrence Nova Scotia
* Magdalen Islands Quebec
* Port aux Basques to Francois Newfoundland
* Prince Edward Island
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected within the warning area.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area.
Interests elsewhere in Atlantic Canada should closely monitor the
progress of Teddy. Additional watches and/or warnings could be
required on Tuesday.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 200 AM AST (0600 UTC), the center of Hurricane Teddy was located
near latitude 37.5 North, longitude 62.1 West. Teddy is moving
toward the north-northwest near 25 mph (41 km/h), and a turn toward
the north-northeast is expected by early Wednesday. On the forecast
track, the center will move over eastern Nova Scotia on Wednesday,
and then near or over Newfoundland later on Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 100 mph (155 km/h) with higher
gusts. Teddy should begin to weaken tonight and Wednesday, and
become a strong post-tropical cyclone near Nova Scotia.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) from
the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 275
miles (445 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 956 mb (28.23 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key messages for Teddy can be found in the Tropical Cyclone
Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT5 and WMO header WTNT45 KNHC
and on the web at https://www.hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT5.shtml.
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin in
the warning area by this afternoon. Tropical storm conditions
could begin in the watch areas late today or early Wednesday.
SURF: Large swells generated by Teddy are affecting Bermuda, the
Lesser Antilles, the Greater Antilles, the Bahamas, the east coast
of the United States, and Atlantic Canada. These swells are likely
to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please
consult products from your local weather office.
RAINFALL: From today through Thursday, Teddy is expected to produce
rainfall accumulations of 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100 mm) with
isolated totals of 6 inches (150 mm) across sections of Atlantic
STORM SURGE: A dangerous storm surge is expected to produce
significant coastal flooding near and to the east of where the
center makes landfall in Nova Scotia. Near the coast, the surge
will be accompanied by very large and destructive waves.
Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.
Click here to read more at The National Hurricane Center