Thursday, October 9, 2008
Tuesday, September 30, 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,...
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...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
AIS for Right Whales? – UPDATE
* UPDATE in response to NOAA’s Ship Strike Reduction Rule NOAA has moved a step forward in implementing it’s Ship Strike Reduction Rule, which aims to reduce the number of...
Monday, August 25, 2008
Monday, August 18, 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...
Sunday, June 15, 2008
Blackwater Maritime Teams With Kings Point
Pictured above is the newly refurbished ex-NOAA vessel McArthur, a 183-ft. ship that boasts “state of the art navigation systems, full GMDDSS communications, SEATEL Broadband, dedicated command and control bas,...
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...
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Happy Birthday AMVER
Bitterend brings us the anniversary of AMVER: Originally known as the Atlantic Merchant Vessel Emergency Reporting (AMVER) System, it became operational on July 18, 1958. Amver began as an experiment,...
Sunday, December 16, 2007
Shedding light on rogue waves
Physics World points us to an article from the most respected journal in science; Nature. They tell us; Every so often mariners report the sighting of a huge wave towering...
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Protecting The World’s Rarest Whales
Drawing by Louise Jennison To help protect the highly endangered North Atlantic right whale population, NOAA Fisheries Service is reminding mariners that the start of calving (birthing) season begins Nov....
Monday, November 12, 2007
NOAA Celebrates 200 Years of Science
NOAA’s (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Boulder campus will celebrate and commemorate the agency’s 200-year legacy in science with a dedication ceremony, public activities, and teacher training from 9:30 a.m....
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Earthquake ALERT – San Francisco
A Magnitude 5+ earthquake was just (last 1/2hr) recorded in San Francisco. Stay tuned for more details and please write any information or links you have in the comments section....