Official Discussion issued by the National Hurricane Center

Beryl (AL022018) DATA RELEASED: 7/14/2018 11:00:00 PM UTC

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Subtropical Storm Beryl Discussion Number  18
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL022018
1100 PM AST Sat Jul 14 2018

Shear and dry air appear to have taken a toll on Beryl this evening
as deep convection associated with the system has dissipated.  Beryl
now consists of a tight swirl of low- to mid-level clouds.  The
initial wind speed remains 35 kt for this advisory, which is based
on a ST2.5 classification from TAFB and earlier ASCAT data, but
this could be generous.  Beryl will be traversing marginally warm
waters of the Gulf Stream during the next 12-18 h, however the
system appears to be ingesting a drier and more stable airmass from
the northwest which is likely to prevent strengthening.  After that
time, the cyclone will be moving over much cooler water and into
less favorable thermodynamic conditions, which is likely to cause
the system to become a remnant low in about 24 hours.  The updated
NHC forecast assumes that deep convection will re-develop in with
the cyclone overnight, but if that does not occur Beryl could become
a remnant low much sooner.  The global models suggest that the
remnant low will dissipate southwest of Newfoundland within 72

Beryl has moved northward this evening, but the longer-term initial
motion estimate is north-northeast or 025/11.  The storm should move
slowly north-northeastward to northeastward around the western
periphery of a mid-level ridge centered over the central Atlantic
during the next couple of days.  The track guidance remains in good
agreement on this scenario, but there has been a significant
reduction in the predicted forward speed of Beryl in the various
dynamical models which has required an adjustment to the official
forecast.  The new NHC track is slower than, and to the left of, the
previous advisory, but is in good agreement with the TVCA and HCCA
consensus models.


INIT  15/0300Z 38.1N  65.4W   35 KT  40 MPH
12H  15/1200Z 39.6N  64.5W   35 KT  40 MPH
24H  16/0000Z 41.1N  62.7W   30 KT  35 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
36H  16/1200Z 42.5N  60.7W   30 KT  35 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
48H  17/0000Z 44.3N  58.3W   25 KT  30 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW
72H  18/0000Z...DISSIPATED

Forecaster Brown