Little change in strength is forecast until Kirk crosses the Lesser Antilles late tomorrow. The storm had sustained winds of about 75 km an hour but was expected to strengthen within the next 24 hours. Movement was towards the west near 18 miles per hour (30 km/h).
According to forecasters, whatever becomes of the remnants, whether they become a tropical depression or tropical storm, or remain a disorganized patch of storms and clouds, they are heading into winds that could tear the storm apart. That high will help steer the storm west across the Lesser Antilles and into the Caribbean Sea.
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect frost. Kirk will eventually be located south of an area of high pressure near Bermuda.
Over in the Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Storm Kirk is causing more concern as it barrels towards the Caribbean.
But, a sea advisory has been issued for the territory and the DDM said the advisory can increase to a "Warning" as Kirk gets closer on Friday.
Finally, Post-Tropical Cyclone Leslie, in the central Atlantic a few hundred miles southwest of Portugal's Azores Islands, has a 90 percent chance of becoming organized again over the next five days.
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"A small-craft Warning means in this case that wind-speeds of 25 to 33 knots (47 to 62 km/h) and/or seas equal to or greater than 3m (10ft) will be affecting the marine area".
Kirk is expected to near Barbados and the northern Windward Islands on Thursday afternoon before moving over the eastern Caribbean Sea where it will weaken.
NHC said a tropical storm watch is in effect for St. Vincent and the Grenadines - with tropical storm conditions appearing within the next 36 hours.
Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the warning area by Thursday afternoon.
Rainfall totals from four to six inches, with isolated totals up to 10 inches, are possible through Friday from Barbados and St. Lucia northward across Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe.
These rains may produce life-threatening flash floods and mudslides on the islands.