Maria developed from Tropical Depression Fourteen in the Atlantic
Maria track on SST image of the Atlantic Ocean from 04
September (239 Kb)
This image represents the average composite sea surface temperature (SST)
derived from NOAA satellite AVHRR data over the 7 days ending 4 September 2005.
The averaging is done to remove clouds. The temperature scale for SST is 24C
to 32C. The track of Maria is overlaid on this image.