Monday, September 6, 2021
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NOAA Launches First National Rip Current Forecast Model

For the first time, NOAA is launching a national rip current forecast model, aimed at saving lives of beach-goers around the country. This new model can predict the hourly probability...

September 6, 2021
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
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EU Report Shows Scale Of Shipping’s Harm On Environment

(Bloomberg) –Europe’s first environmental impact assessment for the shipping industry shows the challenge it faces in reaching the goal of climate neutrality by the middle of the century. The maritime...

September 2, 2021
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Thursday, March 8, 2018
Maritime News

NOAA’s New Marine Forecast Product Improves Weather Forecasts and Safety at Sea

By Tom Cuff, Director, NOAA’s Ocean Prediction Center NOAA’s Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) rolled out a new forecast product suite this week to provide mariners with comprehensive weather forecasts every...

March 8, 2018
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Friday, February 22, 2013

Intense Storm Affecting North Atlantic Shipping Routes [UPDATE]

UDPATE The hurricane force storm that was over the western North Atlantic shipping lanes Feb. 23rd-24th has weakened and turned northward towards Greenland, however, a second storm has developed off...

February 22, 2013
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Monday, October 29, 2012
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What Does Sandy’s Wind “Look” Like?

We’ve all seen those somewhat complicated NOAA weather forecasts with the 500 millibar lines and the frontal boundaries and unless you’re a meteorologist, or just really good at reading those...

October 29, 2012
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Weather Group Looks To Improve Hurricane Forecasts

Pictured: Hurricanes Karl, Igor, and Julia in 2010 courtesy NOAA Oil rigs and refiners along the Gulf Coast could soon receive two additional days to batten down the hatches before...

May 3, 2011
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Drewry: Old habits die hard for carriers

Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster analysis questions carriers financial prudence as they go back to their old modus operandi of chasing market share irrespective of revenue. London, 10 January 2011 –...

January 11, 2011
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Thursday, January 6, 2011

NOAA Improves Marine and Weather Forecast Models for the Great Lakes

Bridging Environmental Modeling with Technology Opens New Opportunities in Forecasting NOAA is now using enhanced weather and marine forecast models for the Great Lakes that will extend forecasts from 36...

January 6, 2011
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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

NOAA’s Powerful New Supercomputers Boost U.S. Weather Forecasts

NOAA has completed implementation of the final phase of a nine year, $180 million contract by installing the newest generation of IBM supercomputers for weather and climate prediction. The primary...

September 8, 2009
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Thursday, August 7, 2008

NOAA Increases Expectancy for Above-Normal 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season

NOAA has increased its confidence for an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in an updated outlook for the 2008 season released today.  NOAA is now projecting an 85% probability of an...

August 7, 2008
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