Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Hurricane Watch: Tropical Depression 16 Has the Potential To Develop

The TD gets two shots at picking up some heat energy, first that hot spot off Belize and Yucatán and then in the Gulf when it passes over the loop current.

From the  University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science:

Depression 16
Tubes: Best Track data, Dots: Forecast Track data
NESDIS GeoPolar Blended SST
NAVO-ALPS Altimetry: Jason-2, SARAL, Cryosat-2, Jason-3

HT to and discussion of Ocean Heat Content: Wunderblog.