A hurricane warning was issued for a sparsely populated stretch of the peninsula round Bahia Asuncion. Forecasters anticipated Kay to remain offshore because it strikes extra northward, roughly parallel to the coast.
Within the Atlantic, Hurricane Earl strengthened northeast of Puerto Rico after dropping heavy rain throughout the Leeward Islands, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Earl was positioned about 485 miles (775 kilometers) south of Bermuda on Wednesday and was heading north at 6 mph (9 kph).
Earl had most sustained winds of 85 mph (135 kph) and was anticipated to develop into a serious hurricane later this week whereas turning towards the open Atlantic.
In the meantime, Hurricane Danielle was kicking up excessive seas far out over the Atlantic — some 690 miles (1,110 kilometers) west-northwest of the Azores.
It had most sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph).