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By: caribbeansummary , 10:13 PM GMT on August 25, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The tropics will remain active over the eastern Pacific and the Atlantic Basin on Wednesday. In the eastern Pacific, Hurricane Marie is expected to lose strength as it moves northwestward on Wednesday. Marie is forecast to be downgraded to a category 1 hurricane, with wind speeds ranging between 74 to 95 mph (64 to 82 kts). This system will be located approximately 1,200 nautical miles west of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Karina is forecast to dissipate as it moves east southeastward over the eastern Pacific. The remnants of Karina will be located roughly 1,300 nautical miles northeast of the Big Island of Hawaii. In the Atlantic Basin, Tropical Storm Cristobal is expected to strengthen as it moves north northeastward over the eastern Atlantic. Cristobal is forecast to be upgraded to a category 1 hurricane, with wind speeds ranging between 74 to 95 mph (64 to 82 kts). Cristobal will be located approximately 300 nautical miles northwest of Bermuda, and will usher heavy rain and gusty winds across the island. High seas will also affect the west coast of Bermuda on Wednesday. Additionally, a tropical wave of low pressure will be situated approximately 1,000 nautical miles west southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. This system will have a low, nearly 0% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it pushes west northwestward. For more information regarding tropical cyclone development, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
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