Tropical Storm Jerry weakened slightly as it drifted westward over the Atlantic far from land Tuesday night, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
As of 11 p.m., Jerry had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph as it moved west at 1 mph about 1,290 miles east of Bermuda and about 1,180 miles west-southwest of the Azores.
There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
Jerry is expected to slowly move to the north-northwest or north Tuesday night and Wednesday, followed by a turn to the northeast with some increase in speed on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said.
Little change in strength is forecast over the next 48 hours.
Jerry became the 10th named storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Monday.
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