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Coastal Low becoming Hurricane-Force


A coastal low currently just about bombing over the west Atlantic just east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Several model runs forecast this development days in advance, with a few of them even suggesting that the storm will develop in such a way that once it passes over warmer waters to it's southwest it will further acquire at least some tropical characteristics, and thus perhaps become a potent hybrid system.

Watching Coastal Low/Potential Invest...

Above credit: Weather.com East Central U.S. Satellite


Above: Buoy 41001 located very near the current center of the center of the coastal low.
Conditions at Buoy 41001 as of this post:
Max. sustained winds: 50MPH Max. Gust: 65MPH
Pressure: 29.77" & Falling
Credit: NDBC

HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING

W CENTRAL N ATLC CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SLOPE WATERS BEYOND 20 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE...INCLUDING S OF GEORGES BANK FROM 1000 FM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE. HATTERAS CANYON TO CAPE FEAR OUT TO 34N 71W TO 32N 73W

TONIGHT
N TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT INCREASING TO N TO NE 40 TO 55 KT...EXCEPT 55 TO 70 KT NEAR AND E OF THE GULF STREAM. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT BUILDING TO 18 TO 24FT...EXCEPT 24 TO 30 FT IN THE GULF STREAM...AND 10 TO 18 FT FAR SW PORTION. SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM IN RAIN AND BLOWING SPRAY.

Ocean Prediction Center: Offshore waters forecast
Tags: hybrid cyclones
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