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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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Tropical Cyclone Matmo strengthens over Bay Bengal

Tropical Cyclone Matmo currently over the Bay of Bengal ESE of Visakhapatnam, India has been moving north at 6 knots with max winds now at 75 knots and max significant wave height of 25 feet (7.6 meters).  Matmo continues to … Continue reading

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