BWS: TD Six “Not A Threat At This Time”

August 19, 2023 | 1 Comment

Tropical Depression Six is “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”, the Bermuda Weather Service said, with its closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hours forecast to be 916 nm to the SSE at 3pm on Monday, August 21, with the BWS noting that “this system may move closer to Bermuda after this time period depending upon its track.”

Graphic courtesy of the BWS:

BWS Tropical Depression Six August 19 2023

The latest forecast from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, “At 500 PM AST [2100 UTC], the center of Tropical Depression Six was located near latitude 16.7 North, longitude 50.2 West. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph [26 km/h] and a turn to the west is expected later today with a gradual decrease in forward motion over the next day or so. On Monday, the depression is expected to turn back to the west-northwest.

“Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph [55 km/h] with higher gusts. The depression is expected to be short-lived and become a remnant low by Monday. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb [29.71 inches].”

Graphic courtesy of the NHC:

NHC Tropical Depression Six August 19 2023

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  1. Horace says:

    Go on and fast forward to mext sunday night… it most DEFINETLY is and willlll be a threat

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