Tropical Depression Twenty Advisory Number
4NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
AL2020201100 AM AST Sun Sep 13 2020 SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…
INFORMATION———————————————–LOCATION…12.3N 36.4WABOUT 1680 MI…2705 KM E OF THE LESSER ANTILLESABOUT 870 MI…1395 KM WSW OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 10 MPH…17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB…29.71 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 Depression Twenty was located near latitude 12.3 North, longitude 36.4 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h).
A motion toward the west or west-northwest across the eastern and central tropical Atlantic is expected through Tuesday, followed by a turn toward the northwest Tuesday night or Wednesday. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next few days. The depression is expected to become a tropical storm later today or tonight, and it could strengthen to a hurricane on Tuesday. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND———————-SURF:
Large swells generated by Tropical Depression Twenty are expected to reach the Lesser Antilles and the northeastern coast of South America on Wednesday. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.