Category Archives: North Atlantic

Heat Wave in Western Europe tied to Sea Temperatures?

Another heat wave is currently developing over Western Europe and the media are pointing the finger at climate change but more likely are a result of a growing area of negative sea surface temperature (SST) anomaly that has developed over the eastern North Atlantic ocean which has a tendency to enhance undulations in the jet stream.

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How’s the Weather Cruising the North Atlantic during July?

During the month of July, the Azores to Bermuda High dominates the North Atlantic weather extending from the North Sea to the Gulf of Mexico with a mean center near 35N/35W.    Storm tracks have shifted north of 50 North latitude, except for one primary track from off the Carolina Coast northeastward towards the Denmark Strait.  Continue reading

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2022 North Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

The 2022 North Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. During the most recent 30-year average (1991-2020) there has been, on average, about 14-15 named tropical cyclones.  Of these, about 7-8 become hurricanes and 3-4 become major hurricanes.  Continue reading

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North Atlantic Weather Routes limited by Icebergs

Upper-level blocking over the northeastern North Atlantic into northwestern Europe and a large cut-off low over the central North Atlantic, south of 40N latitude, will persist for the next few days. This pattern will allow for relatively light easterly winds and seas to persist across the North Atlantic north of 45N. Continue reading

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North Atlantic Maritime Weather Outlook

An upper-level ridge will build near and over Ireland during the next few days resulting in a strengthening surface high pressure area which will block North Atlantic storms from reaching Northern Europe.
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What can we expect for the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season?

Will 2022 bring yet another very active hurricane season or will it be more in-line with the long-term average of 12-13 named storms, 6-7 hurricanes and 2-3 major hurricanes?  Continue reading

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Hurricane-Force Storm to Develop over Northwest North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening low over the eastern US Saturday will move northeast across the Gulf of St, Lawrence to just north of Newfoundland by Sunday morning Continue reading

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North Atlantic Marine Weather Outlook

Intense storm lows will likely move from the central North Atlantic east-northeastward then eastward across the UK and North Sea into northern Europe on/about February 16th and again on the 18th.  Continue reading

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North Atlantic Marine Weather Outlook

Conditions over the western North Atlantic will favor rapid deepening of a hurricane-force storm as it passes east of Newfoundland on Tuesday (15th) Continue reading

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