For the North Atlantic…the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Eastern Tropical Atlantic:

A tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa later this weekend. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for some gradual development of this system while it moves westward across the eastern and central tropical Atlantic

During the early to the middle part of next week.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…low…near 0 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent.