Tropical Depression Six-E

posted Jul 12, 2012, 9:26 AM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Jul 12, 2012, 9:27 AM ]
Tropical depression moving west-northwestward away from land. Summary of 800 am PDT/1500 UTC. Location is 15.3n 108.5w about 375 mi/605 km SW of Manzanillo Mexico about 535 mi/860 km S of the southern tip of Baja California. Maximum sustained winds 35 mph/55 km/hr present movement WNW or 290 degrees at 6 mph/9 km/hr. The center of Tropical Depression Six-E moving toward the west-northwest near 6 mph/9 km/hr. This general motion is expected to continue for the next day or two followed by a gradual turn toward the west by late Saturday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph/55 km/hr with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is possible over the next couple of days and the depression could become a tropical storm at any time.

Original published on: Jul 15, 2010 @ 11:27