Hurricane Nigel now transitioning into an Extratropical Storm Low

Hurricane Nigel is moving rapidly northeastward and now undergoing extratropical transition this evening with max winds to 65 knots and max significant waves to 13 meters (43 feet).

NOAA OPC Surface Analysis

Nigel will become an intense storm low over the east-central North Atlantic Friday and Saturday with max winds of 55-60 knots and significant wave heights to 10 meters (33 feet).

NOAA OPC Surface Forecast 23 Sept. 1200Z

Ocean Weather Services




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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