Monthly Archives: February 2016
A rapidly deepening low over the west-central North Pacific by Monday will reach hurricane force by 00 UTC 01 March over the central North Pacific before moving ENE over the eastern North Pacific during the 2nd with storm force or … Continue reading
A developing storm low over the western Mediterranean Sea will result in gale force winds increasing to storm force over the Gulf of Lion by Monday.
One Hypothesis out there comes from William M. Gray Professor Emeritus Department of Atmospheric Science Colorado State University: “A slowing down of the global ocean’s Meridional Overturning Circulation (global conveyor belt) is the likely cause of most of the global … Continue reading
After passing over Fiji, TC Winston at 1500Z 22 February was located about 348 NM West of Suva, Fiji and was moving slowly southward with max winds of about 90 knots. Winston if forecast to move south-southwestward and weaken starting … Continue reading
TC Winston as of 21 UTC 19 February continues to move westward over the South Pacific about 164 NM east-northeast of Suva, Fiji, now with max winds of 145 knots. Winston is moving over very warm ocean water with additional … Continue reading
TC Winston continues to strengthen and at 06UTC 19th was located about 330 NM east of Suva, Fiji and was moving west at 12 knots. Max winds are estimated to by near 125 knots, Winston remains in favorable conditions for … Continue reading
RE Anthem of the Seas: This video was broadcast to all the staterooms on the RCTV internal channel the day after the storm. I recorded it with my iPhone and published it here for those not on the ship to … Continue reading
The 168,666 ton Anthem of the Seas departed Bayonne, New Jersey last Saturday with about 4,500 guests and 1,600 crewmembers for a scheduled 7-day roundtrip to the Bahamas. During Sunday the vessel was sailing southward to a schedule port call at Port Canaveral, … Continue reading
A rapidly deepening storm low off the US East Coast will produce winds of 50-65 knots and seas to 11.5 meters (about 38 feet)during the next 18-36 hours. Update 02 UTC already at hurricane force winds.