By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
The Pacific Disaster Center’s (PDC Global) Saturday, October 14, 2023, Tropical Cyclone Activity Report…for the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
Tropical Cyclone 16L (Sean)…is located 1210 miles east of the Northern Islands
Tropical Cyclone 16L (Sean)
According to the NHC advisory number 17…
SEAN HANGING ON AS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION
The depression is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h). Sean is
moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h). A turn toward the west-northwest is expected overnight, followed by a turn toward the west by early Monday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Sean could become a remnant low on Sunday and then is forecast to dissipate on Monday.
>>> Eastern Tropical Atlantic…
Showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure located several hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands have become less organized since this morning.
However, environmental conditions are forecast to become more conducive for development, and a tropical depression or tropical storm is likely to form within the next couple of days while the system moves westward or west-northwestward across the central and western tropical Atlantic.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…high…70 percent
* Formation chance through 7 days…high…90 percent