Storm low over the south-central North Atlantic

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

A deep 987mb low over the central North Atlantic at 33N latitude is producing winds 35-50 knots with seas to 34 feet (10.4 meters) west of the center.  The low is forecast to slowly drift towards the southeast and gradually weaken.

This system may affect some shipping bound for the US Gulf and Caribbean ports.

NOAA OPC Sea Height Analysis and Satellite photo

NOAA OPC Sea Height Analysis and Satellite photo

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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