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Description An average of actual sea surface temperatures (SSTs) for the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, spanning August 25 to August 27, 2005. Every area in yellow, orange or red represents 82 degrees Fahrenheit or above. SSTs at or above 82 degrees will allow hurricanes to strengthen. The data came from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite. Original image location at; there is also an animation of the SSTs of that region between June and September at
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