Hurricane Force Storm south of Greenland

EUMETSAT IR Satellite image 0600 UTC Sunday

An intense North Atlantic Storm centered south of Greenland is producing winds of 55-75 knots with significant wave heights to 52 feet (16 meters) within 240 nm south of the center as it moves northeastward at about 20 knots.  According to NOAA OPC this storm is the 8th hurricane-force wind event in the North Atlantic this season (June 2019 to May 2020).

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NOAA OPC Surface Analysis 0600 UTC Sunday








NOAA OPC North Atlantic Wave Height Analysis Sunday 1200 UTC

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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