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At 22/15z, TROPICAL LOW 20_IO_WRI was centered near 20.4N 68.2E, MOVING WSW'WARD AT 07KTS, with maximum winds 025-035kts.



System has POTENTIAL to be CLASSIFIED as a TROPICAL DEPRESSION or TROPICAL STORM/CYCLONE within the NEXT 1-2 days. WRI will continue to monitor and keep you updated on the progress.



Latest satellite Imagery of Tropical Low 20 continues to show an overall better organization in its structure with shower and squall activity concentrated to the west of the center of circulation.

Tropical Low 20 is expected to continue to generally move WSW'ward over the next 72 hours. Tropical Low 20 is expected to move into an environment marginally conducive for slow development of this system characterized by warm sea surface temperatures (~27-28C) and light upper level winds. Tropical low 20 has the possibility to become a weak depression over the next 12-24 hours. However, upper level winds are expected to increase beyond 36 hours ultimately weakening the system.



WRI will continue to monitor Tropical Low 20 and advised of any changes.



Forecast Positions Max Winds Gale Radius (nm)
Time (UTC) Lat / Lon (Knots) NE SE SW NW
09/22 15z 20.4N 68.2E 25 GUST 35 0 0 0 0
09/23 00z 20.1N 66.6E 30 GUST 40 0 0 0 0
09/23 12z 19.7N 65.1E 30 GUST 40 0 0 0 0
09/24 00z 19.7N 63.8E 25 GUST 35 0 0 0 0
09/24 12z 20N 62.8E 15 GUST 25 0 0 0 0
09/25 12z 20N 61E 10 GUST 20 0 0 0 0