Nicole developed as a sub-tropical storm (STS) in the western North Atlantic Ocean.
Nicole track on SST image of the Atlantic Ocean from 9 October (260 Kb)
This image represents the average composite sea surface temperature (SST)
derived from NOAA satellite AVHRR data over the 7 days ending 9 October 2004.
The averaging is done to remove clouds. The temperature scale for SST is
18C to 32C. The track of Nicole is overlaid on this image.