Intense Hurricane Force North Atlantic Storm

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

An intense 947mb hurricane force storm low over North Atlantic well east of Newfoundland is moving northeast at 15 knots.  Currently winds of 65-85 knots extend outward 120 NM south of the center with seas to 40 feet (about 12 meters). Also, within 180 NM northwest of the center winds are 50-65 knots with seas to 32 feet (about 10 meters).

NOAA NWS ASCAT 25KM Winds

NOAA NWS ASCAT 25KM Winds

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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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