Strong High Pressure block building over Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska

North Pacific 48 Hour Surface Forecast: NOAA OPC

North Pacific 48 Hour Surface Forecast: NOAA OPC

Just as there is currently a strong blocking high pressure over the northeastern North Atlantic, so is there a building high block over the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska shunting lows far to the south in the eastern North Pacific and it is causing lows over the western North Pacific to turn northward.



This weather pattern should allow for some winter-time great circle routes from the USWC to Far East for next several days.

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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