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TROPICAL DEPRESSION 7 DISSIPATED NOW AN ACTIVE TROPICAL WAVE

TROPICAL DEPRESSION 7 DISSIPATED NOW AN ACTIVE TROPICAL WAVE

August 11, 2012813Views
Synopsis: According to the Antigua Met Service, an active tropical wave, the remnants of tropical depression seven is approaching the area. It will generate cloudiness with showers and thunderstorms to the islands.
Wx: Tonight, skies will be cloudy to overcast with scattered moderate to heavy showers and thunderstorms. Tomorrow, skies will be partly cloudy to cloudy with scattered showers. A gradual improvement is expected throughout the day.
Winds: ENE-ESE at 15-25 kts with higher gusts in showers and squalls.
Seas: Rough, swells 2.8m/9ft. The small craft advisory remains in place for mariners and sea bathers.
Barometric Pressure: Below normal
Sunrise tomorrow:  6:53 am.
Sunset tomorrow:  6:01 pm.
In the Eastern Atlantic
Disturbance 35 is an area of low pressure in the eastern Atlantic near 18.4N/27.0W, or about 160 miles northwest of the Cape Verde Islands. It is moving to the west-northwest at 17 to 20 mph. No significant development is expected during the next day or two, but there is a chance of some development in a few days. Although the disturbance will reach warmer waters in a couple of days, forecasters expect wind shear and dry air to increase as well. This will prevent this system from becoming a strong tropical storm over the next 5 days. This disturbance is not an immediate threat to any land areas.
The Department of Disaster Management is monitoring the weather conditions and will provide updates when necessary. Please visit the DDM’s website at www.bviddm.com and subscribe for future updates. 
Disclaimer: The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is not an official Meteorological Office. The Information disseminated by the Department is gathered from a number of professional sources used or contracted by the DDM to provide such information. This information is to be used as a guide by anyone who has interest in local weather conditions. By no means can the DDM or the BVI Government be held accountable by anyone who uses this information appropriately for legal evidence or in justification of any decision which may result in the loss of finances, property or life.