North Pacific Hurricane force Storm update

A developing storm low east of Japan Dec 10-11th will deepen rapidly into an intense hurricane force storm enroute to the Aleutians by the 13th with winds forecast to 75 knots and significant wave heights to 16 meters (about 52 feet). Expecting a significant impact to to vessels using the northern North Pacific routes.


96 Hour NOAA OPC surface forecast 12Z 13 Dec 2015

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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