MIAMI, Florida – NOAA’s National Hurricane Center issued a Public Advisory at 5 p.m. EDT on Monday, August 26, 2019, due to the presence of Tropical Depression 6 over the Atlantic Ocean off the U.S. east coast.
Tropical Depression 6 (formerly Invest 99L) is located 295 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and is moving to the east at 2 mph (4km/h).
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Dorian is tracking towards the Caribbean.
Tropical Depression 6 Projected Path
NHC forecasters say that a slow eastward or northeastward motion is forecast during the next day or so.
T.D. 6 is expected to begin to accelerate northeastward on Wednesday, and this general motion should continue through Thursday.
On the NHC forecast track, the center of the tropical cyclone will remain well east of the east coast of the United States.
If Tropical Depression 6 becomes a tropical storm, the next name on the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane names list is Tropical Storm Erin.
Tropical Depression 6 Spaghetti Models
Spaghetti models are in agreement that Tropical Depression 6 will track north-northeasterly over the Atlantic Ocean parallel to the U.S. east coast.
NOAA forecasts an ‘above-normal’ 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs from June 1 through November 30.