At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Seven
was located near latitude 10.0 North, longitude 42.4 West. The
depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19
km/h). A generally westward motion at a faster forward speed is
expected during the next few days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and the
depression is expected to become a tropical storm today.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).