Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms within larger North Atlantic Gale

IR Satellite image Subtropical Storm Rebekah

Update: The disturbance within the larger North Atlantic gale low has been designated as a subtropical cyclone by the NHC with an initial intensity of 40 knots. Like Pablo just a few days ago, Rebekah is currently rotating around a larger non-tropical low pressure system

NOAA NHC Forecast track

At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Rebekah was located near latitude 38.3 North, longitude 40.7 West. Rebekah is moving toward the east near 11 knots/13 mph/20 km/h and is forecast to turn toward the east-northeast tonight. A turn back toward the east and east-southeast is anticipated on Thursday.

NOAA OPC 1800 Z Surface Analysis

About Fred Pickhardt

I am a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade after graduating from State University of New York Maritime College. I have extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, optimum ship routing, vessel performance evaluations and forensic weather event reconstructions. I founded Ocean Weather Services and as Owner and Chief Consultant currently provide optimum ship routing services and forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
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