Tropical Depression Bonnie A ‘Potential Threat’

June 2, 2016

Tropical Depression Bonnie is a “potential threat to Bermuda,” the Bermuda Weather Service said today [June 2], with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs forecast to be 252 nautical miles to the north at 12.00pm on Saturday, June 4th.

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 35 mph [55 km/h] with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is possible tonight, and Bonnie could become a tropical storm again. Weakening is expected on Friday, and Bonnie is expected to again become a post-tropical low Friday night or Saturday.”

Graph courtesy of the BWS:

Bonnie Jun 2 01

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  1. OBSERVER says:

    Hmmm…..time will tell.Hopefully NOT this time.

  2. courses says:

    Hopefully the local boats making their delivery to Newport ahead of the Bermuda Race stay safe. Bermuda Oyster look to be pretty close to that breeze.

  3. Fantasea says:

    And so it begins. Starting early.