Tag Archives: North Atlantic

Upper-Level Block shunts storm tracks northward away UK

The upper-level Omega Block is re-establishing over the northeastern North Atlantic with a semi-stationary upper cut-off low situated south of the Azores for the next several days which will shunt low tracks N-NE towards Greenland and Iceland and away from … 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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Blocking High Pressure Continues over UK

strong blocking high continues over the UK Continue reading

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High Pressure Block to Develop over Northeastern Atlantic

An upper-level blocking pattern is forecast to develop over the Northeastern North Atlantic over the next several days which will deflect low tracks northward 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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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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2020 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook issued by Colorado State University

The Department of Atmospheric Science Colorado State University has issued its “Extended Range Forecast for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season.   The outlook anticipates that the 2020 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have above-normal activity. The report points to the current … Continue reading

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Two Major North Atlantic Hurricane-force Storms Expected

Two major hurricane-force storm lows are forecast to develop and move across the North Atlantic during the next 72 hours producing winds up to 80 knots and significant wave heights to 17 meters (over 55 feet)!  Continue reading

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Hurricane-Force Storm NW of Ireland

An intense winter storm over the eastern North Atlantic northwest of Ireland has been producing hurricane-force winds with significant wave heights to 16 meters (52 feet) west of Ireland.

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