Tropical Cyclone 16L (Sean)
Wednesday, October 11, 2023

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By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James

The Pacific Disaster Center’s (PDC Global) Wednesday, October 11, 2023, Tropical Cyclone Activity Report…for the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico


Tropical Cyclone 16L (Sean)…is located 815 miles west-southwest of Cabo Verde Islands


Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Cyclone 16L (Sean)


Sean is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h). A
west-northwestward to northwestward motion is forecast during the next few days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 72 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center.

>>> Eastern Tropical Atlantic…

A broad area of low pressure located several hundred miles to the south-southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms.

Environmental conditions appear conducive for some slow development over the next few days. This system should move generally westward across the eastern and central tropical Atlantic through early next week.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…20 percent
* Formation chance through 7 days…low…30 percent