Cruise Ship Weather – NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017
We are watching four storms in the Pacific Ocean, Hurricane Fernanda, Tropical Storm Greg and Tropical Depression Eight-E.
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Fernanda, located more than a thousand miles east of Hilo, Hawaii, on Tropical Storm Greg, located several hundred miles south- southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and on Tropical Depression Eight-E, located more than a thousand miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula.
In addition, we are watching a storm system of “Showers and thunderstorms centered about 600 miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico, are showing some signs of organization in association with a broad low pressure system. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for development of thissystem while it moves westward to west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph, and a tropical depression is expected to form well southwest of Mexico over the weekend. Formation chance through 48 hours, high, 70 percent. Formation chance through 5 days, high, 90 percent.”
There is also a “Disorganized cloudiness and showers in the far eastern Pacific near and west of Central America are associated with a tropical
wave. Environmental conditions are forecast to become increasingly favorable for development, and a tropical depression could form by early next week while the system moves west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph. Formation chance through 48 hours, low, 10 percent. Formation chance through 5 days, medium, 60 percent.
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