Intense Storm over Northeastern North Atlantic

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis 00 UTC 01 February 2016

A large intense 948mb storm low over the northeastern North Atlantic is moving eastward with storm to hurricane force winds over the waters west of Ireland and Scotland.   Updated forecasts show significant wave heights of 12-18 meters (40-60 feet) likely off the coasts of Ireland and Scotland Tuesday.

NOAA WW3 model Wave Forecast 18UTC Tuesday

About Fred Pickhardt

Fred Pickhardt, Marine Meteorologist I am a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade. I have extensive experience in marine weather analysis, marine weather forecasting, optimum ship routing, vessel performance evaluations and forensic marine weather event reconstructions. I founded Ocean Weather Services and as Owner and Chief Consultant currently provide optimum ship routing services and forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
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