Two major hurricane-force storm lows are forecast to develop and move across the North Atlantic during the next 72 hours producing winds up to 80 knots and significant wave heights to 17 meters (over 55 feet)! This will be a significant challenge to shipping between ports in Northern Europe and the USEC ports.
Surface Forecast 12Z 13 Feb 2020
NOAA OPC Significant Wave Height Forecast
NOAA OPC Surface forecast for 12Z 14th Feb shows the deep 936 mb low becoming semi-stationary southwest of Iceland while a second rapidly deepening low is moving northeastward well east of Newfoundland deepening rapidly to 924 mb by 15th.
NOAA OPC Surface Forecast 12Z 14 Feb 2020
NOAA OPC Significant wave height forecast 12Z 14 Feb 2020