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Tropical Depression Eleven forms in the Atlantic

Not expected to last through weekend
Posted: 11:06 PM, Sep 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-22 12:08:19-04
Tropical Depression Eleven forms in the Atlantic
Tropical Depression Eleven forms in the Atlantic

A new Tropical Depression has formed in the Atlantic, but it's not expected to last through the weekend. 

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.2N 53.8W
ABOUT 485 MI...780 KM E OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eleven
was located near latitude 13.2 North, longitude 53.8 West. The
depression is moving toward the west near 3 mph (6 km/h). A
westward to west-northwestward motion at a slightly faster forward
speed is expected during the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts.
Little change in strength is forecast during the next day or two,
and the depression is forecast to become a remnant low on Sunday
and dissipate east of the Lesser Antilles Sunday night.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None

NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.