Category Archives: Weather Routing

What is the risk of encountering a tropical storm or hurricane during your Caribbean cruise?

                      Tropical cyclones are storms that originate over tropical and subtropical waters during the summer and fall seasons and are classified as follows: Tropical Depression:A tropical cyclone with maximum sustained … Continue reading

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Storm low over the south-central North Atlantic

A deep 987mb low over the central North Atlantic at 33N latitude is producing winds 35-50 knots with seas to 34 feet (10.4 meters) west of the center.  The low is forecast to slowly drift towards the southeast and gradually … Continue reading

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West Pacific stormtracks may delay westbound shipping

Strong Arctic high pressure building over Siberia eastward will suppress stormtracks far to the south across the western North Pacific during the next several days.  This will likely result in delays to west-bound traffic from the Panama Canal to Far … Continue reading

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Strong High Pressure block building over Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska

Just as there is currently a strong blocking high pressure over the northeastern North Atlantic, so is there a building high block over the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska shunting lows far to the south in the eastern North … Continue reading

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Strong High Pressure over Northeast Atlantic

Strong high pressure during the next couple of days over the northeastern North Atlantic will drift slowly towards the S-SE keeping low pressure systems near or southward of 40N latitude.  This will open up an opportunity for great circle weather … Continue reading

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