NHC is issuing advisories on newly formed Tropical Depression One-E, centered over the eastern Pacific Ocean about 280 miles (450 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph (24 km/h) and a west-northwestward to westward motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected during the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening during the next day or so is forecast, and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm on Wednesday or Wednesday night. When that occurs, it will be given the name “Alvin”. The system is forecast to begin weakening on Thursday.
Get the latest information regarding this tropical cyclone at www.nhc.noaa.gov/#One-E