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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Mon Sep 4 2023
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Gert, located over the central subtropical Atlantic, and on
Tropical Depression Katia, located over the eastern subtropical
1. Central Tropical Atlantic (AL95):
Showers and thunderstorms continue to show signs of organization
in association with a tropical wave located several hundred miles
southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands. Environmental conditions are
forecast to be conducive for further development, and this system is
expected to become a tropical depression around midweek. Additional
strengthening is likely late this week while the system moves
westward to west-northwestward at 15 to 20 mph over the central and
western portions of the tropical Atlantic.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...high...90 percent.
2. Eastern Tropical Atlantic:
A tropical wave over western Africa is forecast to move off the
African coast in a couple of days. Environmental conditions should
support some slow development, and a tropical depression could form
over the far eastern tropical Atlantic around the latter part of
the week while the wave moves to the west-northwest at about 15 mph.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...medium...40 percent.