East Coast Storm Update

NOAA OPC Forecast for 0000 UTC 15 March 2017

NOAA OPC Forecast for 0000 UTC 15 March 2017

A rapidly deepening storm low will move N-NE along the US East Coast from late Monday through early Wednesday. Within 36-48 hours winds will increase to 50-65 knots between 35N and 40N latitude from 62W-66W longitude with seas building to 10 meters (33 feet).  Also within 240 NM of the center and from 34N-44N between 59W-67W winds will be 40-55 knots.

Along the US Northeast coast heavy snow with Blizzard conditions are forecast.

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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