Category Archives: Ocean Storms

Ocean Storms

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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Heavy swell expected off South Africa

Heavy swell expected off South Africa Continue reading

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Hurricane Force Storm over western North Atlantic

A rapidly deepening storm off the US East Coast will move NE producing winds of 50-65 knots increasing to 60-70 knots over the next 24 hours. Continue reading

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Intense Storm forecast across Newfoundland

A developing storm low is forecast off the USEC during the  next 48 hours  will produce  storm winds increasing to hurricane force with heavy freezing spray conditions Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Tiffany has formed north of Cairns, Australia

Tropical Cyclone Tiffany has formed north of Cairns, Australia and is rapidly deepening Continue reading

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North Pacific Maritime Weather Outlook

The upper-level jet continues to be displaced south of 40 across the western and central North Pacific  Continue reading

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Severe Flooding Disrupts Operations at Port Klang

Tropical Depression 29 developed over the South China Sea December 16th and moved west  near 4 N latitude, crossing Malaysia on the 17th after making landfall south of Kertch (north of Singapore).  Due to the proximity to the equator, this … Continue reading

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The Other Hurricane Season  

Each year there are, on average, about 6 hurricanes in the North Atlantic, 8 in the Eastern North Pacific and 17 Typhoons in the western North Pacific. Few people (outside of Mariners) realize that there is another season of hurricane winds that occurs over both the North Atlantic and the North Pacific Ocean and runs from September to May. These storms do not track through the tropics, but instead are associated with the extratropical cyclones of the mid-latitudes.
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Elsa less than forecast for Tampa Bay

As Tropical Storm Elsa was moving north off the west coast of Florida on July 6th, the National Hurricane Center in Miami upgraded Elsa to a hurricane at 1:45pm on the 6th based on an Air Force Recon report that … Continue reading

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2021 North Atlantic Hurricane forecasts

Each spring there are numerous government and private organizations that undertake the task of predicting the North Atlantic Hurricane season.  This year, the 2021 North Atlantic hurricane forecasts are calling for another above-normal hurricane season with between 12 and 20 … Continue reading

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