Tag Archives: Ocean Weather

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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Maritime Weather Outlook Indian Ocean

A ridge of high pressure prevails between 30S and 40S latitudes. A low center southeast of Madagascar is producing strong to gale force winds south and southwest of the center. Continue reading

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Heavy swell expected off South Africa

Heavy swell expected off South Africa Continue reading

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Strong Westerlies continue south of 40 North in Western Pacific

The upper-level Jet continues to be displaced south of 40 N latitude over the western and central North Pacific which will result in persistent gale to storm force (briefly hurricane force) westerlies between 30N and 40N latitudes Continue reading

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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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Indian Ocean Maritime Weather Outlook

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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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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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What is Vessel Performance Analysis and Performance Monitoring?

Vessel Performance Monitoring Vessel Performance Report Daily positions Vessel performance monitoring services allow a ship operator, owner or charterer to get a daily performance analysis regarding a vessel’s speed and fuel consumption based on the charter-party specifications and the actual … Continue reading

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