Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Farmers Almanac: Winter 2007 / 2008
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Thursday, October 2, 2008
Monday, September 22, 2008
Friday, September 19, 2008
Riding Out Hurricane Ike: First Hand Account
Interesting video just released by USCG on Hurricane Ike. USCGCImagery tells us: Petty Officer Third Class Lee Gutierrez explains how the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Harry Claiborne rode...
Friday, September 12, 2008
Thursday, September 11, 2008
NOAA’s Historical Hurricane Tracks Website
It is obvious that NOAA has some of the most comprehensive and accurate information for predicting weather available to the public. NOAA’s National Weather Service, among its various other organizations,...
Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Saturday, August 30, 2008
Great Links for Tracking Hurricanes
With Hurricane Gustav now a Category 4 and gaining strength, the 2008 season is really starting to peak in strength. So gCaptain has put together a list of the best...
Monday, August 25, 2008
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
NOAA To Make Surface Chart Cutback
The above shows a notice box on NOAA’s current 24hr Surface Prediction Chart which can be found HERE. It states: On 08/15/08 the limits of this chart will change to...
Monday, June 23, 2008
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Monday, May 26, 2008
Question On Weather Routing
gCaptain reader and Meteorologist Brad Snook writes: I spent 13 years as a Meteorologist, recommending routes and forecasting seas and swells for merchant ships around the world. During those years,...
Friday, May 2, 2008
Currents Of Change
It might soon be time for a revision of Pilot Charts. NatGeo tells us: Europe and North America may soon experience chillier temperatures, thanks to natural North Atlantic variations that...
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Friday, April 11, 2008
Ocean Prediction Center Requests Comments
The National Weather Service (NWS) Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) is requesting comments relating to the importance of accurate and timely marine weather analyses to shipboard operations. Staffers at the center...
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
M/V Bergensfjord – Incident Photo Of The Week
by Ã˜ystein Ellingsen Shipspotter VOX tells us: The Norwegian car ferry Bergensfjord was enroute Bergen – Hanstholm early last week when she enouctered 8 meter waves. 2 trailers were overturned.
Friday, February 22, 2008