At 4:00 a.m., the center of Hurricane Isaias was located near latitude 23.9 North, longitude 77.1 West.
Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 19 km/h, and a general northwestward motion with
some decrease in forward speed is expected for the next day or so, followed by a turn toward the
north-northwest by late Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Isaias will move near or over
the Central Bahamas this morning, near or over the Northwestern Bahamas later today and near the east
coast of the Florida peninsula tonight through Sunday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 140 km/h with higher gusts. Little change in strength is expected through Sunday,
and and Isaias is forecast to remain a hurricane during this time.
Hurricane Isaias is not a threat to Jamaica.
The Meteorological Service will continue to monitor the progress of this system.
At 4:00 a.m., the center of Tropical Depression Ten was located near latitude 17.8 North, longitude 21.6 West.
The depression is moving toward the northwest near 26 km/h. A turn toward the west-northwest or west is
expected by Saturday afternoon. On the forecast track, the center of the depression is expected
to move north of the Cabo Verde Islands later today.
Maximum sustained winds are near 55 km/h with higher gusts. The depression is forecast to weaken
and become a remnant low later today.
Tropical Depression Ten is not a threat to Jamaica.
The Meteorological Service will continue to monitor the progress of these systems.