Tropical Cyclone 27L (Epsilon)…is located 750 miles southeast of Bermuda
Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Cyclone 27L (Epsilon)
EPSILON MEANDERING OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA
Here’s what the computer models are showing
According the NHC Advisory 4…Epsilon is drifting toward the north near 2 mph (4 km/h), and this general motion should continue tonight and early Tuesday. A northwestward motion is expected to begin by Tuesday afternoon and continue through midweek. On the forecast track, Epsilon is forecast to approach Bermuda on Thursday. Maximum sustained winds remain near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is expected during the next couple of days, and Epsilon is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength by Wednesday night. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 275 miles (445 km) from the center.
Here’s a satellite image of the Atlantic Ocean
A trough of low pressure extends southeastward across the northwestern Caribbean Sea to a broad low pressure system located over the southwestern Caribbean Sea. Associated shower and thunderstorm activity remains disorganized and is primarily located over the southwestern Caribbean Sea. This large disturbance is expected to consolidate over the northwestern Caribbean Sea during the next day or so before move drifting westward toward the Yucatan peninsula by Wednesday. Regardless of development, the system could bring locally heavy rainfall to portions of central and western Cuba, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands, and the Yucatan peninsula through midweek.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…10 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…low…10 percent
WSI satellite image of the Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Mexico:
Latest satellite image of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico