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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

ABNT20 KNHC 231110

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2023

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Active Systems:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories Tropical Storm 
Ophelia, located just inland over far eastern North Carolina.

Central Tropical Atlantic (AL90):
Showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure 
located several hundred miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands have 
become better organized during the past few hours. Satellite-derived 
wind data is expected to arrive later this morning which should 
provide more information on if a well-defined surface circulation 
has also developed. Further development is expected and a tropical 
depression will likely form today. The system is forecast to move 
generally westward at 10 to 15 mph for the next few days, and then 
turn west-northwestward or northwestward starting Tuesday. 
Additional information on this system can be found in High Seas 
Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...90 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...high...near 100 percent.

High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service
can be found under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 
KWBC, and online at

Forecaster D. Zelinsky