Hurricane Eugene nears peak winds

eugene1Hurricane Eugene, located about 1037 NM south fo San Diego has been moving towards the N-NW at about 9 knots.  Max winds are estimated to be about 95 knots with hurricane force winds extending outward 20-30 NM from the center.  Maximum significant wave height 35 feet (10.7 meters).  Forecast has max wind 100-110 knots during the next 12 hours then gradual weakening is likely as the center moves over cooler ocean water.eugene2


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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