TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 2INFORMATION MESSAGE NO. 2Date: June 19, 2017                   Time: 11:00 A.M. …POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE TWO APPROACHING SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN……EXPECTED TO BECOME TROPICAL STORM BRET LATER TODAY…

TROPICAL CYCLONE BULLETIN NO. 2

INFORMATION MESSAGE NO. 2
Date: June 19, 2017                   Time: 11:00 A.M. 

…POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE TWO APPROACHING SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN…
…EXPECTED TO BECOME TROPICAL STORM BRET LATER TODAY…


WATCHES / WARNINGS: 
None. A Tropical Storm Watch could go into effect this afternoon. 

EFFECT ON LOCAL CONDITIONS: 

Winds: Becoming northeasterly on Tuesday evening and southeasterly on early Wednesday morning. Wind speeds generally moderate to strong; 20 to 50 km/hr with possible gusts up to 75 km/hr. 

Seas: Mainly moderate with wave heights between 1 and 2 meters (3 to 7 feet). Temporarily quite rough on Wednesday on the south coast with wave heights between 2 and 3 meters (7 to 10 feet). Some coastal flooding could cause damages in coastal.areas.

Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers are possible between Tuesday evening and Wednesday afternoon. Expected rainfall amounts between 50 to 75 mm and locally more. This could lead to some flooding.

Local authorities and residents are advised to continue monitoring the further progress of this weather system.

CENTER’S LATEST AND FORECAST POSITIONS:

DATE/TIME

POSITION

INTENSITY

LOCATION

Monday, June 19, 11:00 A.M.

8.8N 56.8W

Potential Tropical Cyclone

525 kilometers east-southeast of Trinidad

Wednesday, June 21, 2:00 A.M.

12.2N 68.6W

Minor Tropical Storm 

Very close to Curaçao

Definitions:
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH means that tropical storm conditions are possible somewhere in the watch area within 48 hours.

This bulletin is to increase the awareness of the authorities and the general public and to await future bulletins. 


NEXT BULLETIN:
 Monday, June 19, 5:00 P.M.

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