NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
600 AM AST Tue Oct 09 2018
…ANOTHER TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE EAST ATLANTIC…
…NO THREAT TO LAND…
SUMMARY OF 600 AM AST…1000 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 475 MI…760 KM SW OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 12 MPH…19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1008 MB…29.77 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 600 AM AST (1000 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Fifteen was located near latitude 10.3 North, longitude 29.7 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). A turn to the northwest is expected tonight and that
general motion should continue on Wednesday and Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the system is expected to become a tropical storm by tonight.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/81430-tropical-depression-fifteen-special-advisory-number-1