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When do hurricanes occur in the Caribbean Islands?

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i think it is about how the earth moves

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Hurricanes are can only be created over tropical waters. The Caribbean islands are in the Caribbean sea, south of the gulf of Mexico which have the perfect warm waters for forming and intensifying hurricanes.


Hurricanes originate in the Caribbean.


Hurricanes can occur just about anywhere in the Caribbean.


its not to leave on the high way


Hurricanes can occur anywhere along the US Atlantic seaboard, the Gulf of Mexico coast, Caribbean Sea Islands and coasts, and the Pacific Islands and coasts. These areas are most susceptible due to their topographical makeup



Smaller islands such as those of the Lesser Antilles will have little effect on hurricanes. Storms that hit the larger islands such as Cuba will weaken.



Yes. Hurricanes typically form later in the year in June, but they do occasionally occur.


They occur across the southern Atlantic into the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.


Hurricane season is June 1 - November 30.


Anywhere in the Atlantic Ocean north of the equator. Most form in warm waters, especially off the coast of west Africa near the Cape Verde Islands. Rarely are hurricanes found south of Leeward Islands in the southern Caribbean Sea.


Generally, the southernmost ones - such as Trinidad and Tobago, or Aruba, Bonaire or Curacao. Hurricanes usually track to the north of those islands.


Hurricanes most often occur in the Atlantic Ocean. Many find their way into the Caribbean Sea, but most simply drift off to the North Atlantic where they dissipate.


The Caribbean islands and the southeastern United States get hit by the most hurricanes. Central America and the East Coast of the United States are also vulnerable to hurricanes.


potentially all Caribbean countries can experience hurricanes.


All Caribbean countries experience hurricanes.


Hurricanes can form in the Caribbean, but it is more common for the storms to form in the Atlantic, and then move into the Caribbean.


Yes. In fact, all of the islands in the Caribbean are in hurricane territory.


From June through November, with September being especially active.


The Caribbean has more hurricanes that any other region in the world. This is because a lot of heat is stored just above the sea level, and it is a good place for storms to occur.


Yes. Hurricanes are common in the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Tornadoes are less common, but can be produced by hurricanes.


Given the right conditions, hurricanes can develop in the at any time of year. Hurricane Alice developed in the Caribbean on December 30, 1954 and reached hurricane status just after leaving the Caribbean on January 2, 1955. The storm could easily have reached hurricane strength a few hours earlier, while stillin the Caribbean. Officially, however, hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, including the Caribbean, starts on June 1. About 3% of hurricanes occur outside the official season.


The islands that surround the Caribbean Sea are the Caribbean Islands. The Caribbean Islands comprise more that 7000 islands, 13 of which are independent countries.


Hurricanes form over the open ocean not on islands.



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