Tropical Depression Two was a tropical depression during the 2003 Atlantic hurricane season that did not reach tropical storm status. The depression formed on June 11 while located east of the very far east of the Windward Islands. It dissipated on June 12 after attaining peak winds of 35 mph along with a pressure of 1008 mb. The depression was only the third storm to develop east of the Lesser Antilles since 1967 during the month of June.
The depression caused no damage and caused no fatalities.
|Formation||June 11, 2003|
|Dissipation||June 12, 2003|
|Highest winds||35 mph|
|Lowest pressure||1008 mbar|
A tropical wave exited the coast of Africa on June 6. Around 0000 UTC on June 11, visible satellite imagery as well as Dvorak classifications indicated that the wave became Tropical Depression Two while located while located well to the east of the Windward Islands. After forming, the depression moved briskly westward at a foward speed of 17 knots. Almost immediately, the deep convection associated with the depression became displaced to the northeast of the center of circulation. The depression was unable to maintain its closed surface circulation in the face of high wind shear, and it degenerated into a tropical wave while located about 825 miles east-southeast of Barbados at around 1800 UTC that same day.
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