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Chance of Cyclone Formation – Central Tropical Atlantic (AL95)

Tropical Shipping is closely monitoring the development and track of AL95.  The forecasted path may cause delays to the MV Tropic Jewel’s arrival to the Windward Islands next week due to weather conditions and port closures. Further updates to follow.

From the National Hurricane Center

Central Tropical Atlantic (AL95):

90% Chance of Cyclone Formation in 48 Hours

As of 8:00 AM EDT Fri Jun 28, 2024

A low-pressure system located about 1500 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands is gradually becoming better defined.  Showers and thunderstorms are also showing signs of organization, and a tropical depression or tropical storm will likely form later today or on 

 Saturday. This system is expected to move westward at 15 to 20 mph and approach the Lesser Antilles by the end of the weekend. 


Interests there should monitor the progress of this system.  For more information, including gale warnings, see High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...90 percent.
* Formation chance through 7 days...high...90 percent.



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