Hurricane Force Storm over western North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening storm off the US East Coast will move NE rapidly producing winds of 50-65 knots increasing to 60-70 knots over the next 24 hours.  Heavy freezing spray conditions likely in the Gulf of St. Lawrence as well as the waters around Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

NOAA OPC 1200 UTC Surface Analysis



NOAA OPC 24 Hr Surface 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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