Monthly Archives: November 2017

Omega Block developing over eastern North Atlantic

The current North Atlantic upper-air pattern is developing  an Omega block over the northeastern North Atlantic. This pattern gets its name because this upper air pattern looks like the Greek letter omega (Ω). Omega blocks tend to have two cut-off … Continue reading

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Hurricane Force storms affecting North Pacific shipping

  Two Hurricane Force storms affecting North Pacific shipping   An intense 950 mb storm low over the north-central North Pacific is moving east with winds of 50-65 knots and seas to 46 feet (14 meters) within 480 NM south … Continue reading

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What’s the weather like cruising the Caribbean during December?

Over the Caribbean during December winds tend to be mostly from the east or northeast averaging forces 4-5 (11-21 knots).  Over the Gulf of Mexico winds tend to be more variable but still averaging mostly forces 4-5 (11-21 knots).  The … Continue reading

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