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Ophelia dissipates while Philippe moves forward

Ophelia has become a post-tropical cyclone and this will be the advisory of this system.

Her centre was locate near latitude 48.1 north, longitude 52.0 west and is moving towards the east-northeast near 37 mph.

Ophelia is expected to continue this path until dissipation within the next day or so with her maximum sustained winds near 60 mph with higher gusts.

This system’s weakening is forecast during the next 24 to 36 hours and the system forecast is to be absorbed by a cold front on Tuesday. The tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 290 miles primarily east through south of the centre.

Philippe is still on an intensity rollercoaster with maximum winds now at 65 mph.

His centre was located near latitude 24.8 north and longitude 55.8 west.

Philippe is moving toward the west-southwest near 12 mph and a westward to west-southwestward motion is expected through early Tuesday.

This movement forecast is to be followed by a turn toward the west-northwest with a decrease in forward speed.

Philippe’s maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph with higher gusts.

Little change in strength is expected for Philippe during the next couple of days. This tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 90 miles from the centre.

Go to Crown Weather Services at or to the National Hurricane Centre at for more information on both of these systems

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