Hurricane force storm forecast over northeast North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening storm low over the northeastern North Atlantic will deepen rapidly from 978 mb to 940 mb over the next 24-36 hours with winds increasing 50-65 knots.

North Atlantic 00Z 07 Dec. 2015 surface analysis NOAA OPC

Update 07 Dec 2015  – The weather is active in the North Atlantic as evident in this ASCAT high resolution image showing a hurricane force low (winds ≥ 64 knots) south of Iceland.  (image NOAA)

NOAA ASCAT Wind Analysis 07 Ded 2015


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About Fred Pickhardt

I am a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade after graduating from State University of New York Maritime College. I have extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, optimum ship routing, vessel performance evaluations and forensic 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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