932 MB Hurricane Force Storm Eastern North Atlantic

 

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

As of 0600 UTC 06 February, an intense hurricane force 932MB low was moving northward over the eastern North Atlantic is producing storm force winds outward 350-450 NM of the center and hurricane force winds (up to 80 knots) between 90-170 NM south and southeast of the center.  Wave heights in the area are estimated to be up to 15 meters (almost 50 feet).

NOAA OPC1200 UTC 06 Feb. 2017 Wave Height Analysis

NOAA OPC1200 UTC 06 Feb. 2017 Wave Height Analysis

ASCAT (METOP-B) Satellite Winds showing winds to 80 knots.

ASCAT (METOP-B) Satellite Winds showing winds to 80 knots.

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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