Thu. AM Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2008

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...

THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER IS ISSUING ADVISORIES ON TROPICAL
STORM GUSTAV...LOCATED ABOUT 80 MILES EAST OF KINGSTON JAMAICA...AND
HAS INITIATED ADVISORIES ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT...LOCATED
ABOUT 355 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.

THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS SPARSE IN ASSOCIATION WITH A LARGE TROPICAL
WAVE LOCATED OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC ABOUT 775 MILES WEST OF THE
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS. SOME SLOW DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM IS
POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AT IT MOVES WESTWARD AT 10
TO 15 MPH.

A WELL-DEFINED TROPICAL WAVE IS LOCATED NEAR THE WEST COAST OF
AFRICA AND IS ABOUT TO EMERGE OVER THE EXTREME TROPICAL EASTERN
ATLANTIC. GRADUAL DEVELOPMENT OF THIS SYSTEM IS POSSIBLE DURING
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AS IT MOVES WESTWARD AT ABOUT 15 MPH.

AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE SOUTHERN BAY OF CAMPECHE IS
ASSOCIATED WITH A TROPICAL WAVE. SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT OF THIS
DISTURBANCE APPEARS UNLIKELY DUE TO PROXIMITY TO LAND.

ELSEWHERE...TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.


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