Friday, October 14, 2016

Its a dark and stormy night: October 15 2016 Forecasting GALE, RPDLY INTSFYG, DVLPG HURCN FORCE

 The term "Gale" refers to extratropical lows or an area with  maximum sustained winds averaged over a ten minute period, momentary gusts may be higher ranging from 34 knot (39 mph) to 47 knots (54 mph). A "Storm" refers to an extratropical low or an area with winds sustained over a ten minute period, momentary gusts may be higher of 48 knots (55 mph) to 63 knots(73 mph) . Hurricane Force refers to a extratropical low or an area of sustained winds (averaged over a ten minute period, momentary gusts may be higher) in excess of 64 knots or higher(74 mph).

Pacific Graphical Forecasts

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The same as above but ......Satellite
 Satellite Imagery Dept.

October  15, 2016  18:30



HURNCN FORCE reduced to STORM

October 15, 2016  23:20
and it is quieter here on the North Shore



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Ocean Prediction Center www.opc.ncep.noaa.gov  NWS/NCEP

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