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Tropical Depression Eight (08L) Approaching Honduras and Belize

14.9N 81W

August 19th, 2011 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Depression Eight (08L) - August 18th, 2011

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Track of Tropical Depression Eight (08L) - August 18th, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TD 08L

At 11:00 PM EDT (0300 UTC) the center of Tropical Depression Eight (08L) was located near latitude 15.4 north, longitude 82.1 west. The depression is moving toward the west near 12 mph (19 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

On this track, the center of the depression should move near or over the north coast of Honduras by Friday morning, and approach southern Belize on Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. The depression could strengthen into a tropical storm on Friday. Estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).

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