Tropical Storm Updates

National Weather Service Tropical Storm Advisories for the Atlantic Basin and Eastern Pacific regions

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Cruisers sailing during tropical storm season may encounter  high winds, rough seas, missed ports, or a complete change in your itinerary during the time a tropical storm is anywhere in the area.


Wind Scale

Tropical Depression

Wind speed less than 39 MPH

Tropical Storm

Wind speed between 39 MPH and 73 MPH


Wind speed between 74 MPH and 110 MPH

Major Hurricane

Wind speed greater than 110 MPH 

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