Tag Archives: Tropical Cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai Intensifies over South Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Batsirai over the South Indian Ocean east-northeast of Mauritius currently moving west at 8 knots with max winds of 70 knots and max significant wave heights of 8.5 meters (about 28 feet). Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Batsirai Intensifies over South Indian Ocean

The disturbance over the central South Indian Ocean has rapidly intensified into Tropical Cyclone Batsirai with max winds to 90 kts. Continue reading

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Indian Ocean Marine Weather

High pressure prevails across the South Indian Ocean between 33S and 40S latitudes. Fresh to Near Gale westerlies prevail south of 40 S with moderate easterlies north of the ridge, except strong winds and seas near developing tropical cyclones. 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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Tropical Cyclone Tiffany has formed north of Cairns, Australia

Tropical Cyclone Tiffany has formed north of Cairns, Australia and is rapidly deepening Continue reading

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Severe Flooding Disrupts Operations at Port Klang

Tropical Depression 29 developed over the South China Sea December 16th and moved west  near 4 N latitude, crossing Malaysia on the 17th after making landfall south of Kertch (north of Singapore).  Due to the proximity to the equator, this … 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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Elsa less than forecast for Tampa Bay

As Tropical Storm Elsa was moving north off the west coast of Florida on July 6th, the National Hurricane Center in Miami upgraded Elsa to a hurricane at 1:45pm on the 6th based on an Air Force Recon report that … Continue reading

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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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