By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
The Pacific Disaster Center’s (PDC Global) Saturday, November 4, 2023, Tropical Cyclone Activity Report…for the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and adjacent Seas
Current Tropical Cyclones:
Tropical Cyclone 19E (Pilar)…located about 865 miles south of the southern tip of Baja California
Northeast Pacific Ocean:
Tropical Cyclone 19E (Pilar)
PILAR SLIGHTLY STRONGER WHILE IT MOVES WESTWARD
According to the NHC advisory number 30
Pilar is moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h). A slower west- northwestward motion is expected to begin later tonight and continue through Sunday. A turn toward the northwest is expected Sunday night or Monday.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher gusts. Some slight additional strengthening is possible tonight. Gradual weakening is expected to begin by late Sunday and continue through early next week.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center.
Central North Pacific:
There are no tropical cyclones, nor any areas of disturbed weather under investigation by the CPHC at the time of this writing.
Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and adjacent Seas:
There are no tropical cyclones, nor any areas of disturbed weather under investigation by the JTWC at the time of this writing.