Monthly Archives: October 2015

TC Chapala moves towards the coast of Yemen

Tropical Cyclone 04A (CHAPALA) at 15Z 31 October was centered about 209NMENE of Socotra Island and was moving westward at about 08 knots with max winds to 115 knots.  Currently hurricane force winds extend outward only about 25-30 NM.   … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Chapala intensifies over Arabian Sea

Wednesday 29 Oct. 2015: A rapidly developing Tropical Cyclone (Chapala) over the Arabian Sea has reached hurricane strength as it moves towards the WNW at about 8 knots.  At 15Z 29 October, Chapala was centered about 446NM southeast of Masirah … Continue reading

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Large Storm over the Northeastern North Atlantic

A large and deep storm over the northeastern North Atlantic is producing winds of 40 to 60 knots.

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Mariner’s Guide to Ocean Waves

There are five types of ocean waves: 1. Wind generated 2. Tides 3. Seiches 4. Tsunamis 5. Pressure induced 1. Wind-Generated Wind-generated waves are the most common waves found on the ocean and are the result from stress on the … Continue reading

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