By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
The Pacific Disaster Center’s (PDC Global) Saturday, October 28, 2023, Tropical Cyclone Activity Report…for the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and adjacent Seas
Current Tropical Cyclones:
Tropical Cyclone 19E…located about 325 miles southwest of San Salvador, El Salvador
Northeast Pacific Ocean:
Tropical Cyclone 19E
TROPICAL DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN…INTERESTS IN EL SALVADOR AND GUATEMALA SHOULD MONITOR
According to the NHC advisory number 2
The depression is nearly stationary, and little motion is expected through Sunday.
The system is forecast to begin moving northeastward by Monday, and could approach the coast of El Salvador or Guatemala on Tuesday and Tuesday night. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next few days, and the system could be near hurricane strength by early next week.
>>> Southwestern East Pacific…
An area of low pressure located well to the south-southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula is producing shower and thunderstorm activity that has become a little better organized since yesterday.
Environmental conditions are marginally conducive for slow development of this system through the middle of next week while the low drifts slowly northeastward.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…10 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…30 percent
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.