Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Gonzalo 10/12/2014

Tropical Storm Gonzalo developed this afternoon from Invest 90L. The tropical storm promoted Disney Cruise Line to re-order the ports of call for the Disney Magic’s final Southern Caribbean cruise of the season.

8 PM Update | Tropical Storm Gonzalo Forms

Tropical Storm Gonzalo is now approximately 145 miles east-southeast of Antigua. The tropical storm is moving west at 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. Tropical storm force winds are extending outward up to 60 miles.

Hurricane Watch is in effect for Puerto Rico, Vieques and Culebra, US Virgin Islands, and British Virgin Islands. A tropical storm warning is in effect for Guadelopue St Martin, St Barthelemy, Saba and St Eustaitus, Barbuda, Antigua, Anguilla, St Kitts and Nevis, Monsterrat, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and British Virgin Islands.

1:30 PM Update | Tropical Storm Gonzalo Forms

Tropical Storm Gonzalo formed approximately 230 miles east-southeast of Antigua. The tropical storm is moving west at 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. Tropical storm force winds are extending outward up to 45 miles.

Tropical Strom Gonzalo – Spaghetti Models

Current GOES-Floater Visible Satellite Image

Tropical Strom Gonzalo Visible Satellite Loop

GOES – Tropical Cyclone – Tropical Strom Gonzalo Visible Satellite Loop

Tropical Cyclone History | Gonzalo

This table contains the NHC’s statistics for the tropical cyclone from each advisory.

Date Time (EST) Classification Max Winds (mph) Movement/Speed Pressure (mb)
Oct 10-12 Invest 90L
Oct 12 1:30 AM Tropical Storm 45 W at 10 mph 1009
5 PM 45 W at 10 mph 1004
8 PM 45 W at 10 mph 1002

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