Watch out East Coasters; Hurricane Gonzalo is bringing monster size swell to the Atlantic Northwest all this week. The storm is generating 40 ft+ open ocean swells at its epicenter.
Bermuda is at risk of damage and flooding, as Gonzalo starts hitting around Friday, October 17th, 2014.
The storm developed into a powerful category 4 storm off the Bermuda Coast early Thursday. The National Weather Service reports Gonzalo is generating wind speeds of 145 MPH with an increase in forward speed expected through Saturday.
Forecasts call for 40 ft + waves in the open ocean with overhead to double overhead waves for the East Coast for the latter half of the week.
North/South Carolina: Chest to overhead+ swell arrives Thursday and will peak Friday and Saturday.
New Jersey/New York: Chest to overhead+ swell arrives late Friday and will peak Saturday and Sunday.
New England: Chest to overhead+ swell arrives late Friday and will peak Saturday and Sunday.
Nova Scotia: Chest to overhead+ swell arrives late Friday and will peak Saturday and Sunday.
Gonzalo will continue up the coast until it passes Nova Scotia at around 2 pm Sunday.