Tag Archives: Wave height

Two Major North Atlantic Hurricane-force Storms Expected

Two major hurricane-force storm lows are forecast to develop and move across the North Atlantic during the next 72 hours producing winds up to 80 knots and significant wave heights to 17 meters (over 55 feet)!  Continue reading

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Hurricane-Force Storm NW of Ireland

An intense winter storm over the eastern North Atlantic northwest of Ireland has been producing hurricane-force winds with significant wave heights to 16 meters (52 feet) west of Ireland.

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Intense Hurricane-Force Storm developing east of Japan

A rapidly deepening storm low over the western North Pacific east of Japan is forecast to reach 944 mb with winds of 55-75 knots and seas building to 58 feet (17.7 meters) over the next 12-24 hours.

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Hurricane Force storms over North Atlantic Shipping Lanes

A strong 500 mb jet is setting up west to east across the North Atlantic over the next couple of days near 40N latitude. This will favor strong storm development across the main North Atlantic shipping lanes.  Expecting storm to … Continue reading

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HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING…NORTH PACIFIC

A rapidly deepening storm low over the central North Pacific near 40 N Latitude will result in winds of 50-65 knots and seas building to 45 feet (nearly 14 meters) south and southwest of the center over the next 24-48 … Continue reading

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North Pacific Hurricane Force Storm Warning

A developing low over the central North Pacific will deepen rapidly over the next 24-36 hours as it moves ENE then NE over the east-central  North Pacific south of the Aleutians. Expecting winds of 50-70 knots with seas building to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm south of Greenland

An intense North Atlantic Storm centered south of Greenland is producing winds of 55-75 knots with significant wave heights to 52 feet (16 meters) within 240 nm south of the center as it moves northeastward at about 20 knots.  According to … Continue reading

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Update: Super Typhoon Halong how with max winds 155 knots

Super Typhoon Halong has continued to strengthen and now has max winds of 155 knots (180 mph) as it moves north-northwestward over the western North Pacific ESE of Iwo To.  This makes Halong the strongest western North Pacific typhoon of the 2019 … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Pablo forms southwest of Azores

A new tropical cyclone has formed within a larger extratropical cyclone in the northeastern Atlantic. Pablo is a very small-scale tropical cyclone, but satellite data clearly show a well-defined but small circulation with 40-kt winds embedded within the larger low. … Continue reading

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High Wind and Wave Events Crossing the Gulf Stream

Crossing the Gulf Stream where ocean currents can exceed 2 knots takes some skill and if you try in under certain weather conditions, could be dangerous for any size vessel.  High wind and wave events can occur under certain conditions … Continue reading

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