Gert developed from Tropical Depression Seven in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gert track on SST image of Gulf of Mexico from 24
July (323 Kb)
This image represents the average composite sea surface temperature (SST)
derived from NOAA satellite AVHRR data over the 7 days ending 24 July 2005.
The averaging is done to remove clouds. The temperature scale for SST is 22C
to 32C. The track of Gert is overlaid on this image.