Atlantic Storm Update
A rapidly deepening storm low is forecast off the USEC Sunday morning then tracks ENE to East with winds reaching 55-70 knots and seas to 10 meters (33 feet) by 1800 UTC 18th and winds off 60-75 knots and seas to 16 meters (52 feet) possible by 0000 UTC 20th over the Central North Atlantic.
The forecast for a relatively southerly storm track will cause issues for ship traffic between North Europe and Mediterranean ports to US East and Gulf Coast ports. This system should be considered a dangerous storm.
For more information about storms like this, please read “The Other Hurricane Season”