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Hurricane Irma is on the way and cruise lines have already started changing itineraries to keep cruise passengers and crew safe.

Carnival Cruise Line has so far altered itineraries for four cruise ships including Carnival Glory, Carnival Magic, Carnival Splendor and Carnival Pride. The Carnival cruise ships will stay away from Hurricane Irma with most sailing a Western Caribbean cruise instead. Carnival Pride which is based out of Baltimore will still sail to the Bahamas but with a revised itinerary.

Carnival Glory 7-Day Cruise from Miami itinerary details:

Revised Itinerary
Sept. 2 – Miami
Sept. 3 – At Sea
Sept. 4 – Grand Cayman
Sept. 5 – Mahogany Bay (Roatan)
Sept. 6 – Belize
Sept. 7 – Cozumel
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – Miami

Original Itinerary
Sept. 2 – Miami
Sept. 3 – Half Moon Cay
Sept. 4 – At Sea
Sept. 5 – St. Thomas
Sept. 6 – San Juan
Sept. 7-  Grand Turk
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – Miami

Carnival Magic 6-Day cruise from Port Canaveral itinerary details:

Revised Itinerary
Sept. 3 – Port Canaveral
Sept. 4 – At Sea
Sept. 5 – Cozumel
Sept. 6 – Belize
Sept. 7 – Costa Maya
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – Port Canaveral

Original Itinerary
Sept. 3 – Port Canaveral
Sept. 4 – Nassau
Sept. 5 – At Sea
Sept. 6 – Amber Cove (Dominican Republic)
Sept. 7- Grand Turk
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – Port Canaveral

Carnival Splendor 6-Day cruise from Fort Lauderdale itinerary details:

Revised Itinerary
Sept. 3 – Port Everglades
Sept. 4 – At Sea
Sept. 5 – Cozumel
Sept. 6 – Mahogany Bay (Roatan) Belize
Sept. 7 – Belize
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – Port Everglades

Original Itinerary
Sept. 3 – Port Everglades
Sept. 4 – Nassau
Sept. 5 – Half Moon Cay
Sept. 6 – Grand Turk
Sept. 7- Amber Cove (Dominican Republic)
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – Port Everglades

Carnival Pride 7-Day cruise from Baltimore itinerary details:

Revised Itinerary
Sept. 3 – Baltimore
Sept. 4 – At Sea
Sept. 5 – Charleston
Sept. 6 – Freeport
Sept. 7 – Nassau
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – At Sea
Sept. 10  – Baltimore

Original Itinerary
Sept. 3 – Baltimore
Sept. 4 – At Sea
Sept. 5 – At Sea
Sept. 6 – Grand Turk
Sept. 7-   Half Moon Cay
Sept. 8 – At Sea
Sept. 9 – At Sea
Sept. 10 – Baltimore

As Hurricane Irma makes her way towards Northeastern parts of the Caribbean and depending on the track we could see further cruise ships being impacted. The category 3 Hurricane is heading for major cruise destinations and could hit Southern parts of Florida later in the week.

SEE ALSO: Why Cruise Lines Should Be Worried About Hurricane Irma

Irma currently has maximum sustained winds of 120 MPH and is around 560 miles away from the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean. We will continue to update readers on any developments affecting the cruise industry.