Hurricane Force Storm over Western North Pacific

1200Z NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

1200Z NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

Dec. 15th 2016 1200UTC: An intense 949 MB hurricane force storm low over the Western North Pacific is moving northeastward towards the Bering Sea with winds of 50-70 knots and seas 30-50 feet (about 9-15 meters).

See NOAA Video regarding sea heights:

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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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