Forecasters at the Bermuda Weather Service say we’re in for some strong winds over the next three days as a result of Tropical Storm Leslie.

This latest storm is expected to re-intensify as a hurricane around Tuesday but it’s not expected to come within 600 miles of Bermuda.

Leslie will bring strong north-northeasterly winds starting later this evening, increasing to gale force winds on Monday and Tuesday.

Seas will be moderate to very rough tomorrow and Tuesday.

A Small Craft Warning is currently in effect which wiill remain in effect until Wednesday.

Leslie’s closest approach in the next three days is expected to be around 9am on Tuesday, when it will be 620 miles to the east of Bermuda.

As of noon today, Leslie was 710 miles to the east-northeast of the island, packing winds of 52 mph, with gusts to 63 mph, moving southwest at about 3 mph.

Leslie is not expected to become a threat to Bermuda at this point in time, although she will bring strong to near gale winds and rough to very rough seas with northeasterly swells.