Tropical Storm Nadine Advisory Number 2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
1100 AM AST Tue Oct 09 2018
…DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM NADINE…
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 480 MI…770 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB…29.74 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Nadine was located near latitude 10.5 North, longitude 30.0 West. Nadine is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through tonight. A motion toward the northwest at a similar forward speed is forecast on Wednesday through Friday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast through Wednesday, with weakening expected to begin by early Thursday. Nadine is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression on Friday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/81432-depression-becomes-tropical-storm-nadine