Hurricane force storm expected Central and Eastern North Pacific

NOAA OPC Surface Forecast 00 UTC 01 March 1, 2016

A rapidly deepening low over the west-central North Pacific  by Monday will reach hurricane force by 00 UTC 01 March over the central North Pacific before moving ENE over the eastern North Pacific during the 2nd with storm force or higher winds as far south as 30N latitude.  This system will produce significant wave heights to 13 meters (about 43 feet).

NOAA OPC Surface Forecast 12 UTC 02 March 2016NOAA OPC Wave Height Forecast 12 UTC 02 March 2016NOAA OPC Wave Height Forecast 12 UTC 02 March 2016

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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