Wednesday Morning UpdateTropical storm warning up for BermudaSynopsis:
Sean is slightly stronger than yesterday and has only moved a short distance. Sean has made the transistion from subtropical to tropical as deep convection has formed near the center to circulation. Sean even has an eyelike feature.
Bermdua has has steady winds from the east at 25-30 mph for at least the last 24 hours. Winds has increased to be near the top end of that range now. Tropical storm warnings are up for Bermuda and winds will likely gust in the 40+ mph range as Sean gradually weakens and becomes extratropical into Friday. NOAA estimates the seas with Sean near 20'. Currently:
At 7 am est / 6 am ast Sean was centered near 27.9 N / 70.4 W or 450 sw of Bermuda. Top sustained winds are estimated at 50 mph (NHC 50 mph last advisory). Movement: west at 3 mph. Pressure estimated at 995 mb.Forecast:
Forecasts take Sean north, then northeastward over the next few days. It will have a short life span as it is sheared by an approaching upper air trough and frontal system. It will remain west / nw of Bermuda as it becomes extratropical.Tropicast: IR Satellite Wednesday AM