NOAA’s National Hurricane Center issued a Public Advisory at 11 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, August 22, 2019, due to the presence of Tropical Depression Chantal over the Atlantic Ocean.
Tropical Depression Chantal Projected Path
Tropical Depression Chantal is located 840 miles southeast of Cape Race, Newfoundland and is moving to the east at 7 mph (11 km/h).
NHC forecasters say that Chantal will slow down and make a clockwise loop through the weekend.
Tropical Depression Chantal Computer Models
Spaghetti models are in good agreement with the official NHC forecast.
The official NHC track is based on a compromise of the NOAA HCCA model and the simple TVCA multi-model consensus.
Tropical Depression Chantal Strength
Tropical Depression Chantal is a tropical depression on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph (55 km/h), with higher gusts.
NHC forecasters say that Chantal will gradually weaken into a remnant low by Friday night.
NOAA forecasts an ‘above-normal’ 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs from June 1 through November 30.