Tropical Depression Three-e near Zihuatanejo Mexico
posted Jun 9, 2014, 2:57 PM by Tom Kachelman
updated Jun 11, 2014, 7:36 AM
At 14:00hr PDT/2100 UTC the center of Tropical Depression Three-E was located near latitude 15.4 north - longitude 102.0 west. That is about 260 km/160 mls S of Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
The depression is moving toward the west near 7 km/h - 5 mph. This general motion is expected to continue through Tuesday followed by a turn toward the west-northwest on Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 55 km/h - 35mph with higher gusts.
Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and the depression will likely become a tropical storm later tonight and it could become a hurricane on Wednesday.