Location: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico
Event: Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico begins on June 1 and ends on November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a more active than normal hurricane season. NOAA recommends that those in hurricane-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming season now.
Actions to Take:
- Visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center for the 2020 Hurricane forecast.
- Visit the Department of State’s Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones page.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive alerts and to make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
U.S. Embassy Nassau, The Bahamas
#42 Queen Street, Nassau
For U.S. Citizens in an Emergency
Call State Department – Consular Affairs at 1-888-407-4747 (when dialing from within the U.S.)
+1 (202) 501-4444 (when dialing from overseas)
Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts.