Category Archives: Ocean Storms

Ocean Storms

Rapidly deepening Storm over NW Pacific

A rapidly deepening gale low east of Japan will move northeast, deepen to 952 mb with winds to hurricane force up to 70 kts and significant wave heights building to to 14.5 meters (48 feet) over the next 24-48 hours. Continue reading

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Hurricane Force East Pacific Storm off US West Coast

An intense storm low over the eastern North Pacific is currently moving towards the northeast at about 20 kts and is producing winds of 50-70 knots with significant wave heights up to 12.5-13.5 meters (41-45 feet) Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Bonnie forms over Southwestern Caribbean

The disturbance that has been tracking across the southern Caribbean Sea has intensified into Tropical Storm Bonnie based on an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter finding a well-defined circulation center located about 100 n mi east of the Nicaragua coast. … Continue reading

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Potential Tropical Cyclone Two nearing Caribbean

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two continues to produce vigorous deep convection and also exhibits some banding features, however, reports from an Air Force Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that there is no well-defined center of circulation.  Continue reading

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2022 North Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

The 2022 North Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. During the most recent 30-year average (1991-2020) there has been, on average, about 14-15 named tropical cyclones.  Of these, about 7-8 become hurricanes and 3-4 become major hurricanes.  Continue reading

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What can we expect for the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season?

Will 2022 bring yet another very active hurricane season or will it be more in-line with the long-term average of 12-13 named storms, 6-7 hurricanes and 2-3 major hurricanes?  Continue reading

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Hurricane-Force Storm to Develop over Northwest North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening low over the eastern US Saturday will move northeast across the Gulf of St, Lawrence to just north of Newfoundland by Sunday morning Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Vernon Forms over South Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Vernon has formed over the South Indian Ocean southwest of Cocos Islands and was moving west-southwest at 8 knots with max winds of 45 knots.  Continue reading

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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook.

The upper-level jet remains displaced south of 40-45 N latitude and is now spreading eastward into the eastern North Pacific as the blocking ridge over the easternmost North Pacific weakens and moves southeastward.  Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Emnati Nears Madagascar East Coast

Tropical Cyclone Emnati, currently located north-northwest of La Réunion Island in the South Indian Ocean and was moving west-southwestward at 6 knots with maximum winds to 100 knots and significant wave heights up to 32 feet (9.8 meters).  Continue reading

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