Recon is airborne and we have a data stream so far. They released a dropsonde just SE of St Croix and the lower level winds appear to be connected to the tropical wave. I'm not a Met so it's a bit hard to define wave connected winds.
Lower level, below 10,000 feet, of dropsonde information is below. Coordinates: 17.4N 63.9W Location: 158 miles (255 km) to the ESE (116°) from San Juan, Puerto Rico (USA)
Significant Wind Levels... Level Wind Direction Wind Speed 1013mb (Surface) 60° (from the ENE) 21 knots (24 mph) 966mb 60° (from the ENE) 19 knots (22 mph) 943mb 70° (from the ENE) 22 knots (25 mph) 929mb 75° (from the ENE) 18 knots (21 mph) 902mb 75° (from the ENE) 25 knots (29 mph) ** Wave connected winds?? above this line** 875mb 95° (from the E) 19 knots (22 mph) 850mb 90° (from the E) 26 knots (30 mph) 824mb 90° (from the E) 22 knots (25 mph) 814mb 105° (from the ESE) 26 knots (30 mph) 791mb 75° (from the ENE) 23 knots (26 mph) 781mb 90° (from the E) 24 knots (28 mph) 771mb 75° (from the ENE) 28 knots (32 mph) 735mb 90° (from the E) 29 knots (33 mph) 678mb (10,000 ft) 85° (from the E) 30 knots (35 mph)
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