A tropical storm watch was issued for the west coast of Florida south of the Center of Longboat Key and for the east coast of the Florida peninsula south of the Volusia/Brevard County line, in addition to for components of Cuba.
On Thursday night, the world was centered about 80 miles (125 kms) north-northwest of Cozumel, with most winds of about 30 mph (55 kph). It was shifting north at about 5 mph (7 kph).
It comes after Hurricane Agatha within the Pacific left at the least 9 folks lifeless and 6 lacking within the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca, the place it hit Monday and set off flooding and landslides.
Agatha was the strongest hurricane since data have been stored to come back ashore in Might within the japanese Pacific.