DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Three
was located near latitude 27.0 North, longitude 79.5 West. The
depression is moving toward the north near 12 mph (19 km/h) and this
general motion is forecast to continue through this afternoon. A
motion toward north-northeast with an increase in forward speed is
expected tonight, followed by a turn toward the northeast on
Wednesday. On the forecast track, the center of the depression
should remain offshore the coast of the southeastern United States
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with
higher gusts. No significant increase in strength is anticipated,
and the depression is forecast to dissipate on Wednesday.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.89 inches).