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ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE #2

ATLANTIC WEATHER UPDATE #2

August 4, 202158Views

04th August 2021: Forecaster Pasch of the National Hurricane Centre 8pm forecast.

1. A tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic is producing a broad area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are expected to be marginally conducive for some slow development east of the Lesser Antilles by Sunday and into early next week while the disturbance moves west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph.

2. A tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa by late Thursday. Environmental conditions appear somewhat conducive for gradual development thereafter over the eastern tropical Atlantic through the weekend into early next week while the system moves westward to west-northwestward at about 15 mph.

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