Subtropical Depression Forms Well Offshore of the U.S. East Coast

| June 22, 2020 @ 3:52 pm

Subtropical Depression Four Advisory Number 1
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL042020
500 PM AST Mon Jun 22 2020

…SUBTROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS WELL OFFSHORE OF THE U.S. EAST
COAST…
…FORECAST TO MOVE AWAY FROM LAND…

SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST…2100 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…38.2N 65.7W
ABOUT 310 MI…495 KM SE OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS
ABOUT 455 MI…730 KM SSW OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…ENE OR 75 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1009 MB…29.80 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Subtropical Depression Four
was located near latitude 38.2 North, longitude 65.7 West. The
subtropical depression is moving toward the east-northeast near 9
mph (15 km/h) and this motion is forecast to continue through
tonight. A motion toward the northeast is expected on Tuesday and
Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some slight strengthening is possible tonight and early Tuesday,
and the subtropical depression could briefly become a subtropical
storm. Slow weakening is expected to begin by Tuesday afternoon or
evening.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None.

NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

$$
Forecaster Stewart

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