Category Archives: Weather Routing

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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What to expect transiting the Indian Ocean during June

A ridge of high pressure normally extends from South Africa eastward to the west coast of Australia, mainly between 25-30 south latitudes. Southward of about 35 south latitude, westerly winds prevail averaging forces 5-6 (17-27 knots) with significant wave heights generally 2-3 meters. 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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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook

The prevailing low tracks for the next several days across the North Pacific will be from Japan near 40N latitude east-northeastward to near 45N/155W then northeastward. Continue reading

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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook

A blocking ridge has re-established itself over the eastern North Pacific, effectively shunting storm tracks from the western North Pacific northward towards the eastern Bering Sea. Continue reading

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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook.

The upper-level jet remains displaced south of 40-45 N latitude and is now spreading eastward into the eastern North Pacific as the blocking ridge over the easternmost North Pacific weakens and moves southeastward.  Continue reading

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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook

A large and deep upper-level low over the western North Pacific is reflected at the surface by an intense 952 low with storm to hurricane force winds west and south of the center with significant wave heights up to 13 meters (43 feet).  Continue reading

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North Pacific Marine Weather Outlook

Active weather system will continue over the western and central North Pacific this week.   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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