Tropical Storm Martin “Not A Threat To Bermuda”

November 1, 2022

Tropical Storm Martin is “not a threat to Bermuda”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours having passed.

Graphic courtesy of the BWS:

BWS Tropical Storm Martin November 1 2022

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 1100 AM AST [1500 UTC], the center of Tropical Storm Martin was located near latitude 35.3 North, longitude 55.9 West. Martin is moving toward the east near 12 mph [19 km/h]. The tropical storm is anticipated to turn toward the northeast at a faster rate of forward speed during the next two days.

“Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph [85 km/h] with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Martin is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night before transitioning to a powerful extratropical system on Thursday.

“Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles [335 km] from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb [29.44 inches].”

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

NHC Tropical Storm Martin November 1 2022

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