Gaston still expected to become a hurricane on Wednesday.
At 11pm, Tropical Storm Gaston was about 875 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands, latitude 14.7 north, longitude 37.1 west. Gaston is moving toward the west-northwest near 17 mph. A gradual turn toward the northwest is forecast over the next 48 hours.
Maximum sustained winds are near 65mph with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Gaston is likely to become a hurricane on Wednesday.