TS Chris nears Hurricane Strength off US East Coast

NOAA Satellite image TS Chris

TS Chris continues to strengthen off the US East Coast with max winds at 60 knots is close to reaching hurricane strength. Chris is nearly stationary but is forecast to begin moving towards the northeast in about 36 hours.

Estimated wind field for TS Chris

 

Chris is expected to move across the offshore waters of Atlantic Canada on days 4 and 5 as a powerful extra-tropical low, possibly passing over southeastern Newfoundland around the 96-hour time period.

NHC Forecast Track TS Chris

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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