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How’s the Weather cruising the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during July?

Easterly winds mostly Beaufort force 4 (11-16 knots) prevail this month, except forces 4-5 (11-21 knots) prevail over the central Caribbean north of Columbia. Over the southwestern Caribbean the wind will back east to northeast and diminish to forces 3-4 (7-16 knots) and over the northwestern Caribbean, winds tend to be from the east forces 3-4 (7-16 knots).  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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What’s the weather like cruising the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during June?

Easterly winds mostly Beaufort force 4 (11-16 knots) prevail this month except force 5 (17-21 knots) over the central Caribbean north of Columbia. Over the southwestern Caribbean the wind will back more into the northeast and diminish to mostly forces 3-4 (7-16 knots). Over the northwestern Caribbean, winds tend to be more from the east to east-southeast force 4 (11-16 knots). Continue reading

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What’s the weather like cruising the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during May?

The weather cruising the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during May is excellent with light to moderate winds and low risk for gales. Continue reading

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What is the Marine Weather like cruising the Caribbean during January?

What is the marine weather like cruising the Caribbean Sea during January? Continue reading

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What is the weather like cruising the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico during August?

The weather during August is a very warm in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico and this is also the month when tropical cyclones become active. Gale force winds are rare, however,  but can occur in the vicinity of tropical storms and hurricanes.  Continue reading

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What’s the weather like cruising the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during February?

If you are planning a cruise or will be sailing during the month of February check out what weather to expect in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.    Wind Over the Caribbean during February winds tend to be … Continue reading

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Update: Beryl weakens

Tropical Storm Beryl has weakened since yesterday and now has max winds of only 40 knots. Beryl is accelerating and now moving towards the WNW at 16 knots and continues to move into an area of increasing vertical wind shear … Continue reading

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What’s the weather like cruising the Caribbean during December?

Wind Over the Caribbean during December winds tend to be mostly from the east or northeast averaging forces 4-5 (11-21 knots).  Over the Gulf of Mexico winds tend to be more variable but still averaging mostly forces 4-5 (11-21 knots).  … Continue reading

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What is the weather like cruising the Caribbean in October?

October is an excellent month to cruise the Caribbean Sea.  Generally, winds are light to moderate coming primarily from the east and averaging 7-16 knots with the risk for encountering gale force or higher winds are 1 percent or less.  … Continue reading

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