Carnival Sunrise is the first ship in the fleet to be impacted by Tropical Storm Dorian in the Caribbean.
Carnival Sunrise Itinerary Change
Carnival Cruise Line has now started making itinerary changes and Carnival Sunrise is the first itinerary to be altered due to Tropical Storm Dorian. The Miami-based cruise line continues to closely monitor the developments and more ship changes are expected.
Guests who are booked on Carnival Sunrise’s August 27 departure out of New York have received a letter of an altered itinerary. The Carnival ship was originally scheduled to sail an 8-day Eastern Caribbean cruise and the good news is that will still remain. The ports of call have just been swapped around on different days.
The new itinerary is as follows:
- Tue: New York, NY 4:00 PM
- Wed: Fun Day at Sea
- Thu: Fun Day at Sea
- Fri: San Juan, Puerto Rico 1:30 PM – 9:00 PM
- Sat: Amber Cove, 11:30 AM 7:00 PM
- Sun: Grand Turk 11:00 AM 6:30 PM
- Mon: Fun Day at Sea
- Tue: Fun Day at Sea
- Wed: New York, NY 8:00 AM
Tropical Storm Dorian Latest
According to the National Hurricane Center (NOAA), the storm continues to change and it currently has maximum sustained winds of 50 MPH and is located 415 miles South-East of Puerto Rico. Dorian is moving at 13 MPH and has already hit several Eastern Caribbean islands causing heavy rainfall.
San Juan, Puerto Rico which is a major cruise port will also be hit by Tropical Storm Dorian but some good news is that it will no longer hit the island as a category 1 Hurricane. However, it is still extremely dangerous causing high winds, rainfall, and ocean swells. The port is planning on closing to all marine traffic.
On the current track, Dorian will also hit the Dominican Republic, the popular Carnival port at Grand Turk and all of the Bahamas including Nassau and Freeport. Cruise Hive will continue to keep readers updated on new developments impacting the cruise industry.