Monthly Archives: January 2022

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai Intensifies over South Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai over the South Indian Ocean east-northeast of Mauritius currently moving west at 8 knots with max winds of 70 knots and max significant wave heights of 8.5 meters (about 28 feet). Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm to produce Blizzard Conditions

A developing low will deepen rapidly to a hurricane-force storm low by 36-48 hours.  Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Batsirai Intensifies over South Indian Ocean

The disturbance over the central South Indian Ocean has rapidly intensified into Tropical Cyclone Batsirai with max winds to 90 kts. Continue reading

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Indian Ocean Marine Weather

High pressure prevails across the South Indian Ocean between 33S and 40S latitudes. Fresh to Near Gale westerlies prevail south of 40 S with moderate easterlies north of the ridge, except strong winds and seas near developing tropical cyclones. Continue reading

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North Atlantic Marine Weather Outlook

The upper level block over the northeastern North Atlantic remains, however, has drifted somewhat southward since last week. Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Projections – Reality or Hype?

In recent years there has been much press regarding global warming (climate change) and how this will affect sea level rise, including claims that the oceans could rise up to 10 feet or more by 2100.  Continue reading

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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook

The upper-level jet stream continues to be displaced south of 40 N latitude across the western North Pacific while an Omega Block is situated over the eastern North Pacific. Continue reading

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Maritime Weather Outlook Indian Ocean

A ridge of high pressure prevails between 30S and 40S latitudes. A low center southeast of Madagascar is producing strong to gale force winds south and southwest of the center. Continue reading

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Heavy swell expected off South Africa

Heavy swell expected off South Africa Continue reading

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Strong Westerlies continue south of 40 North in Western Pacific

The upper-level Jet continues to be displaced south of 40 N latitude over the western and central North Pacific which will result in persistent gale to storm force (briefly hurricane force) westerlies between 30N and 40N latitudes Continue reading

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