Sunday, July 3, 2016
Hurricane Andrew Progression
Environment

Atlantic Hurricane Season: What to Expect In 2016

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) Colorado State University edged up its seasonal Atlantic hurricane forecast to 15, three more than in an average year. The new prediction is that six...

July 3, 2016
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Blog

This Amazing Cloud Proves Climate Change

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) In a few weeks, you may get to see evidence the atmosphere is changing — if you’re lucky.This when noctilucent clouds, the world’s highest, peak in number and show up...

June 9, 2015
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Thursday, March 12, 2015
Maritime News

Dampier Port Shuts as Cyclone Olwyn Nears Australian Coast

Two ports in Western Australia closed as a strengthening tropical cyclone approached the coast. The system isn’t affecting Port Hedland, the biggest-bulk export terminal that handles iron ore from the world’s top exporter.

March 12, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015
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Maritime News

Chesapeake Bay Frozen

“The ice in the northern parts of the Chesapeake is up to a foot thick in some places,” commented Mike Reagoso, Vice President of McAllister Towing’s Mid-Atlantic Operations. Record-breaking cold...

February 20, 2015
Total Views: 36

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Weather

If you got snow on yawh roof, you bettah get it off before it comes crashin’ down on ya

To all our international readers, this is actually how many people talk in New England. Chalk this up as a cultural experience. For those in New England, here’s your latest...

February 14, 2015
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
El Nino Ocean Temperature
Weather

El Nino Odds High As Pacific Ocean Warms

By Phoebe Sedgman (Bloomberg) – An El Nino weather pattern, which can parch parts of Australia and Asia while bringing rains to South America, will probably develop in the next...

April 9, 2014
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
svendborg maersk containership
Interesting

Maersk Ship Loses 520 Containers in Storm

The containership Svendborg Maersk faced particularly nasty weather last week as she sailed through the Bay of Biscay on her way to Colombo, Sri Lanka resulting in disastrous consequences. Limping...

February 19, 2014
Total Views: 197

Saturday, December 28, 2013
Tropical Cyclone Christine map
Maritime News

Australia’s Iron Ore Ports Prepare As Cyclone Christine Nears

Ports in Australia's Pilbara region, through which almost half of the world's seaborne iron ore is shipped, were sending ships out to sea on Saturday ahead of a tropical cyclone that is forecast to reach the coast by Tuesday.

December 28, 2013
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Friday, December 27, 2013
storm broome australia
Maritime News

Cyclone Brewing Off Australia Heads For Iron Ore Ports

"Operations are continuing and we are closely monitoring the situation," - Rio Tinto

December 27, 2013
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
earths weather animated
Blog

Earth’s Weather Visualized

The weather on planet Earth, 18 December 2013. Click this link for an interactive version or to see other areas of the world.  

December 18, 2013
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
News

Bosphorus Strait Closed Due to Snow Storm

ISTANBUL, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Turkey shut its Bosphorus Strait, a key shipping channel for Russian cargo, to tanker traffic on Wednesday after a snowstorm reduced visibility and strong winds...

December 11, 2013
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Sunday, September 22, 2013
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News

Powerful Typhoon Kills 20 In Southern China, Swipes Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon hit Hong Kong and the southern China coast on Monday, killing at least 20 people on the mainland, crippling power lines...

September 22, 2013
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Saturday, September 21, 2013
typhoon usagi
News

Typhoon Usagi Blows Dogs Off Chains in the Philippines, Hong Kong is Next

At least two people are dead and thousands are without power in the Philippines after Typhoon Usagi tore through the Luzon Strait on Thursday with wind gusts up to 160 miles...

September 21, 2013
Total Views: 3

Sunday, August 11, 2013
super typhoon utor
News

Super Typhoon Utor Nears Luzon Coast

Utor is now a Super Typhoon with max winds of about 130 knots as it approaches the coast of Luzon and could be as strong as 135-140 knots in squalls....

August 11, 2013
Total Views: 4

Monday, June 17, 2013
weather front derecho
Blog

SPOTD: Crocodile Encounters Ominous Front Offshore Long Island

This photo was taken from the sailing yacht “Crocodile”, a Beneteau First 40.7 while transiting offshore the coast of Long Island and New Jersey during a recent delivery from Newport,...

June 17, 2013
Total Views: 6

Monday, February 4, 2013
noaa opc significant wave height analysis
News

Storm Rages North of Scotland With 17 Meter Significant Wave Heights

An intense hurricane force storm is forecast to move from south of Iceland towards the coast of Norway on Monday with a large area of winds forces 10-12 (50-70 knots)...

February 4, 2013
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
noaa surface analysis
Interesting

Weather Bomb Explodes in the Western Pacific [UPDATE]

16 January Update:  A major hurricane force storm continues over the western North Pacific with winds up to 65 knots and significant wave heights up to 20 meters (about 66...

January 15, 2013
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Monday, January 14, 2013
earth weather satellite image infrared
News

Dangerous Storm Brewing in Northern Pacific Could Be Stronger than Sandy

A dangerous winter storm is developing rapidly over the western North Pacific east of Japan, one that has the potential to be even more powerful than Hurricane Sandy. During the...

January 14, 2013
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
NOAA Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler
NOAA

No Break For NOAA In The Wake Of Hurricane Sandy

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) meteorologist may finally be able to catch up on sleep as Sandy begins to disappear but the work of other departments within the agency...

October 31, 2012
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Conrad Typhoon
Blog

Conrad’s Typhoon – A Vivid Tale of Storm Survival at Sea

With collapsed buildings, fires, flooded subways, a beached ship, and scorched transformers throughout New York City, some residents are thinking there is no worse place to be on earth right about...

October 30, 2012
Total Views: 35