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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook

The primary jet stream continues to be displaced south of 40 N latitude over the western and central North Pacific then turns northeastward towards the Gulf of Alaska due to a persistent blocking ridge over the easternmost North Pacific.  Continue reading

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Intense Hurricane-Force Storm over North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening storm over the western North Atlantic, northeast of Newfoundland, will deepen to a 928 mb hurricane-force storm by 1200 UTC 7th off the southeast coast of Greenland with winds up to 90 knots. Continue reading

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Intense Tropical Cyclone Batsirai headed for Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai over the South Indian Ocean is moving west-northwest at 4 knots with max winds estimated to 115 knots with significant wave heights to 16 meters (52 feet). Batsirai is an intense, highly symmetrical tropical cyclone with a 30 nm wide eye. Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm to produce Blizzard Conditions

A developing low will deepen rapidly to a hurricane-force storm low by 36-48 hours.  Continue reading

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Heavy swell expected off South Africa

Heavy swell expected off South Africa Continue reading

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Strong Westerlies continue south of 40 North in Western Pacific

The upper-level Jet continues to be displaced south of 40 N latitude over the western and central North Pacific which will result in persistent gale to storm force (briefly hurricane force) westerlies between 30N and 40N latitudes Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm over western North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening storm off the US East Coast will move NE producing winds of 50-65 knots increasing to 60-70 knots over the next 24 hours. Continue reading

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Intense Storm forecast across Newfoundland

A developing storm low is forecast off the USEC during the  next 48 hours  will produce  storm winds increasing to hurricane force with heavy freezing spray conditions Continue reading

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The Other Hurricane Season  

Each year there are, on average, about 6 hurricanes in the North Atlantic, 8 in the Eastern North Pacific and 17 Typhoons in the western North Pacific. Few people (outside of Mariners) realize that there is another season of hurricane winds that occurs over both the North Atlantic and the North Pacific Ocean and runs from September to May. These storms do not track through the tropics, but instead are associated with the extratropical cyclones of the mid-latitudes.
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Typhoon Chanthu threatens West Pacific Shipping

Typhoon Chanthu has been downgraded from a super typhoon, however it is still packing winds to 120 knots with gusts to 145 knots.  Chanthu is moving NNE (015) at 7 knots. Chanthu is currently located south of Taipei, Taiwan and … Continue reading

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