Philippe developed from Tropical Depression Seventeen in the Atlantic
Philippe track on SST image of the Atlantic Ocean from 19
September (242 Kb)
This image represents the average composite sea surface temperature (SST)
derived from NOAA satellite AVHRR data over the 7 days ending 19
The averaging is done to remove clouds. The temperature scale for SST is 24C
to 32C. The track of Philippe is overlaid on this image.