WTNT35 KNHC 161441
Tropical Depression Joyce Advisory Number 16
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL102018
1100 AM AST Sun Sep 16 2018
…JOYCE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION…
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 465 MI…750 KM WSW OF THE AZORES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…ENE OR 65 DEGREES AT 18 MPH…30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB…29.68 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Joyce
was located near latitude 34.7 North, longitude 34.3 West. The
depression is moving toward the east-northeast near 18 mph (30
km/h), and this motion is expected to continue through tonight.
After that time, the cyclone should slow down and turn toward the
southeast and then the southwest away from the Azores.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with
higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected, and Joyce could
degenerate into a trough or a remnant low within the next couple of
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Next complete advisory at 500 PM AST.