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National Hurricane Center - Tropical Outlook (Atlantic Basin)


ABNT20 KNHC 151716

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 PM EDT Sat May 15 2021

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. 

Today, May 15th, marks the first day of routine issuance of the 
Atlantic basin Tropical Weather Outlook in 2021.  This product 
describes significant areas of disturbed weather and their potential 
for tropical cyclone formation during the next five days.  The 
Tropical Weather Outlook is issued from May 15 through November 30 
each year.  The issuance times of this product are 2 AM, 8 AM, 2 
AM, and 8 PM EDT.  After the change to standard time in November, 
the issuance times are 1 AM, 7 AM, 1 PM, and 7 PM EST.  

A Special Tropical Weather Outlook will be issued to provide 
updates, as necessary, in between the regularly scheduled issuances 
of the Tropical Weather Outlook.  Special Tropical Weather Outlooks 
will be issued under the same WMO and AWIPS headers as the regular 
Tropical Weather Outlooks.

A graphical version of the Tropical Weather Outlook is available on 
the web at: 

Forecaster Papin/Brown

NHC Atlantic Tropical Outlook


Tropical Sectors

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Atlantic Wide
Western Atlantic
Central Atlantic
East Atlantic
Gulf of Mexico
East Coast
Northwest Atlantic