Weather and Meteorology - Glossary
Included in this glossary you'll find terms related to our public forecasting program, weather observations and unique terminology that is of Environment Canada's hurricane centre and ice service products.
- Cape Verde-type Hurricanes
Atlantic basin tropical cyclones fairly close (less then 1000 kilometres) to the Cape Verde Islands, off the west coast of Africa, developing into hurricanes before reaching the Caribbean. Typically, these occur in August and September.
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