Tropical Depression Two: Thu. AM Advisory

By: National Hurricane Center
By: National Hurricane Center

TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO ADVISORY NUMBER 9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022009
500 AM AST THU AUG 13 2009

...DEPRESSION WEAKENS...

AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 36.9 WEST OR ABOUT 840
MILES...1350 KM...WEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS
WITH A GRADUAL BEND TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND AN INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH...45 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS BUT THE DEPRESSION COULD STILL BECOME A TROPICAL STORM IN A
COUPLE OF DAYS.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.

...SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...14.0N 36.9W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST OR 270 DEGREES AT 12 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 AM AST.


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