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Local meteorologists are keeping a close watch over a new system in the eastern Caribbean which they say could impact Cayman early next week.
The Cayman Islands Port Authority is advising boat-owners to secure their vessels as rough seas of 7 to 9 feet along the south coast of Grand Cayman are forecast for Monday and Tuesday.
A tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean is expected to strengthen in the coming days.
Forecasters are monitoring two tropical waves that formed over the weekend.
The National Hurricane Center and the Cayman Islands National Weather Service are currently monitoring two tropical waves in the Atlantic Basin.
Cayman has witnessed some wild weather over the past week, and with hurricane season underway, residents are reminded to stay vigilant and be prepared. Do...
A tropical wave moving across the Cayman area on Saturday has downed powerlines in at least 99 locations and left some five thousand people without electricity. The system is also supporting thundershowers that have caused localised flooding throughout parts of George Town and Savanah.
Cayman Islands residents should monitor a tropical wave projected to approach the islands in coming days.
A tropical wave south of Puerto Rico is expected to move into the Cayman area Friday evening, bringing scattered showers through Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.
An extensive area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms is expected to move into the western Caribbean Sea in coming days.
A tropical wave that pelted Cayman with high winds and some rain Sunday was expected to turn into a tropical depression or tropical storm as it moves toward Mexico this week.
A strong tropical wave will pass by the Cayman Islands Monday night, and forecasters predict the system will likely turn into a tropical depression in the next 48 hours.
Showers and thunderstorms will likely continue into the weekend, National Weather Service forecasters predict, and the system bringing those storms could be pushed out by a tropical wave early next week.
A tropical wave passing south of the Cayman Islands will bring clouds and showers before the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
Forecasters expect a tropical wave to pass south of Cayman over the weekend, bringing several inches of rain, thunder and high winds.