For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:
A tropical wave is forecast to emerge off the west coast of Africa late Thursday and then move westward at 15 to 20 mph for the next several days. Environmental conditions could become more conducive for some development of the wave early next week over the central tropical Atlantic Ocean.*
Formation chance through 48 hours…low…near 0 percent.
Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent.