TS Chris nears Hurricane Strength off US East Coast
NOAA Satellite image TS Chris
TS Chris continues to strengthen off the US East Coast with max winds at 60 knots is close to reaching hurricane strength. Chris is nearly stationary but is forecast to begin moving towards the northeast in about 36 hours.
Estimated wind field for TS Chris
Chris is expected to move across the offshore waters of Atlantic Canada on days 4 and 5 as a powerful extra-tropical low, possibly passing over southeastern Newfoundland around the 96-hour time period.
NHC Forecast Track TS Chris
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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.