Tropical Depression Nine was a tropical depression that did not reach tropical storm status during the 1994 Atlantic hurricane season. The depression formed on September 27 in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean while located 150 miles southeast of the Cape Verde Islands. The depression dissipated on September 29 as it moved northward.

The depression caused no damage and no deaths.

Satellite image of the depression
FormationSeptember 27, 1994
Dissipation September 29, 1994
Highest winds 35 mph
Lowest pressure 1007 mbar
Deaths None reported
Damages None
Areas affectedCape Verde Islands
Part of the 1994 Atlantic hurricane season

Meteorological History

Tropical Depression Nine developed from a tropical wave with a well-defined circulation that moved off the coast of Africa on September 26. At 1200 UTC September 27, the wave was upgraded to Tropical Depression Nine while located 150 miles southeast of the Cape Verde Islands. For the next 36 hours, the depression moved north and then northwest at a foward speed of less than 10 knots. During this period, the cyclone lost its associated deep convection and the low-level circulation center became exposed. Late on September 28, the depression moved close to Sal in the Cape Verde Islands, at which point the depression was declared dissipated.

See Also

1994 Atlantic hurricane season


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