It was recently reported that Gaston was about 1,000 miles from the Azores, and due to the abnormally warm waters, it is likely to turn into a powerful tropical storm.
The National Hurricane Center estimated maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph with higher gusts and moving north.
The FOX Forecasting Center You expect the guidance flow that directs Gaston to collapse over the next couple of days, leaving the tropical storm meandering over the North Atlantic.
Maritime interests and residents of the Azores are encouraged to monitor the hurricane’s progress for potential impacts.
The Azores are located 900 miles from the coast of Europe and about 3,900 miles from the east coast of the United States.
Swells from the tropical storm are expected to reach the Azores later this week. These bulges are potentially dangerous to life and surfing rupture current conditions.