Hurricane Larry producing seas up to 45 feet in the western Atlantic

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Hurricane Larry remains a large and powerful Category 2 hurricane that is producing dangerous storm surge off the western Atlantic coast and seas of up to 45 feet.

As of 11 a.m. AST, the center of Hurricane Larry was over the central Atlantic Ocean about 500 miles (805 km) southeast of Bermuda, according to the NWS National Hurricane Center. Larry is moving northwestward near 13 mph (20 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through today, the NHC said.

Maximum sustained winds are approaching 110 mph (175 km/h) with higher gusts, making Larry a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. Hurricane force winds extend up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center and tropical storm force winds extend up to 205 miles (335 km).

Storm surge generated by Larry will continue to affect the Leeward Islands, portions of the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas through mid-week, and will affect Bermuda through the end of the week. Larry is expected to reach the U.S. East Coast and Atlantic Canada on Wednesday and continue to affect these coasts through the end of the week.

A tropical storm warning is in effect for Bermuda. Tropical storm conditions are possible in Bermuda beginning Wednesday night or early Thursday.

The NWS Ocean Prediction Center sea state analysis for 12:00 UTC today showed significant wave heights of 13 meters (~43 feet) associated with the storm. Their 24-hour forecast is calling for seas up to 45 feet and up to 46 feet over the next 48 hours before slowly decreasing.

Source gCaptain

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