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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Ophelia, located over the eastern Atlantic Ocean several hundred
miles southwest of the Azores.
1. A strong tropical wave located several hundred miles east of the
Lesser Antilles is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms.
Upper-level winds are expected to prevent significant development of
this system for the next couple of days as it moves generally west-
northwestward to the north of the Leeward Islands. Environmental
conditions could become a little more conducive for some development
early next week while the system subsequently moves northward over
the west-central Atlantic Ocean.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.