Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Bertha 8/5/2014 – 8/6/2014

August 6, 2014

11 AM Update | FINAL ADVISORY: Tropical Storm Bertha Becomes Post-Tropical

TS Bertha is now approximately 495 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia moving northeast at 21 mph. Maximum sustained winds have remain at 50 mph. Gale force winds are extending outward 140 miles from the south of the center. The minimum central pressure is now up to 1006 mb.

Bertha acquired extratropical characteristics and as a result, the National Hurricane Center will no longer be issuing advisories on this weather system.

5 AM Update | Tropical Storm Bertha Quickly Moving NE into North Atlantic

TS Bertha is now approximately 400 miles south-southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia moving northeast at 28 mph. Maximum sustained winds remain at 50 mph. TS force winds are extending outward 140 miles from the center, mainly to the east. The minimum central pressure is 1007 mb.

August 5, 2014

11 PM Update | Tropical Storm Bertha Passing Well Southeast of New England

TS Bertha is now approximately 415 miles northwest of Bermuda moving north-northeast at 21 mph. Maximum sustained winds have dropped to 50 mph. TS force winds are extending outward 140 miles from the center. The minimum central pressure is now up to 1007 mb.

5 PM Update | Tropical Storm Bertha Continues North Well Offshore

TS Bertha is now approximately 415 miles northwest of Bermuda moving north-northeast at 21 mph. Maximum sustained winds have dropped to 50 mph. TS force winds are extending outward 140 miles from the center. The minimum central pressure is now up to 1007 mb.

11 AM Update | Tropical Storm Bertha Continues to Weakens

Tropical Storm Bertha continues to weaken. TS Bertha is now approximately 445 miles west-northwest of Bermuda moving north-northeast at 22 mph. Maximum sustained winds have dropped to 60 mph. TS force winds are extending outward from the center primarily to the east 125 miles. The minimum central pressure is now up to 1006 mb.

TS Bertha is forecast to turn to the northeast today with increased forward speed.

5 AM Update | Hurricane Bertha Weakens Overnight to a Tropical Storm

Air Force Recon has determined Hurricane Bertha has weakened back to a tropical storm. TS Bertha is now approximately 475 miles west of Bermuda moving north-northeast at 22 mph. Maximum sustained winds have dropped to 65 mph. TS force winds are extending outward from the center primarily to the east 125 miles. The minimum central pressure is now up to 1005 mb.

TS Bertha is forecast to turn to the northeast today with increased forward speed.

Tropical Storm Bertha – Spaghetti Models

Current GOES-Floater Visible Satellite Image

Tropical Cyclone Bertha Visible Satellite Loop

GOES – Tropical Cyclone Bertha Visible Satellite Loop

Tropical Cyclone History | Bertha

This table contains the NHC’s statistics for the tropical cyclone from each advisory.

Date Time (EST) Classification Max Winds (mph) Movement/Speed Pressure (mb)
July 28 Invest 93L
July 29
July 30
July 31 11 PM Tropical Storm 45 WNW at 20 mph 1008
Aug 1 2 AM 45 WNW at 18 mph 1008
5 AM 45 WNW at 20 mph 1008
8 AM 45 WNW at 20 mph 1008
11 AM 50 WNW at 21 mph 1008
2 PM 50 WNW at 22 mph 1007
5 PM 50 WNW at 24 mph 1007
8 PM 50 WNW at 24 mph 1007
11 PM 50 WNW at 22 mph 1007
Aug 2 2 AM 50 WNW at 22 mph 1008
5 AM 50 WNW at 22 mph 1008
8 AM 50 WNW at 22 mph 1008
11 AM 50 WNW at 22 mph 1008
2 PM 50 WNW at 22 mph 1009
5 PM 45 WNW at 22 mph 1010
8 PM 45 WNW at 22 mph 1010
11 PM 45 NW at 22 mph 1010
Aug 3 2 AM 45 NW at 21 mph 1012
5 AM 45 NW at 21 mph 1012
8 AM 45 NW at 21 mph 1012
11 AM 45 NW at 21 mph 1012
2 PM 45 NW at 18 mph 1012
5 PM 45 NW at 18 mph 1012
8 PM 65 NNW at 17 mph 1007
11 PM 65 NNW at 17 mph 1007
Aug 4 5 AM 70 N at 16 mph 999
11 AM Hurricane 80 N at 17 mph 998
5 PM 75 N at 18 mph 998
11 PM 75 NNE at 20 mph 1001
Aug 5 5 AM Tropical Storm 65 NNE at 22 mph 1005
11 AM 60 NNE at 22 mph 1006
5 PM 50 NNE at 21 mph 1007
11 PM 50 NE at 23 mph 1007
Aug 6 5 AM 50 NE at 28 mph 1006
11 AM Post Tropical
Cyclone
50 NE at 31 mph 1006

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