Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific Ocean / Indian Ocean / Arabian Sea
Jul 10, 2020
CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES:
Tropical Cyclone 05E (Cristina)…is located about 485 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California
Tropical Cyclone 05E (Cristina)
According to the NHC, Cristina is moving toward the west near 15 mph (24 km/h). A westward to west-northwestward motion at a similar forward speed is expected into early next week. Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast to begin over the weekend and Cristina is forecast to become a post-tropical remnant low early next week. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km) from the center.
Here’s what the computer models are showing
1.) A tropical wave located near the Gulf of Tehuantepec is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are expected to be generally favorable for the development of a tropical depression in a few days while the system moves quickly westward well south of the coast of Mexico.
* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…30 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days…high…70 percentSatellite image of this area