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Sunday, September 16, 2018
Super Typhoon Slams Into China After Pummeling Philippines
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Super Typhoon Slams Into China After Pummeling Philippines

By James Pomfret and Enrico Dela Cruz HONG KONG/MANILA, Sept 16 (Reuters) – A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the

September 16, 2018
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Friday, September 14, 2018
Philippines Braces for Super Typhoon Mangkhut
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Philippines Braces for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the

September 14, 2018
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Monday, September 10, 2018
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Hurricane Florence, Now a Major Category 4, Roars Towards the Carolinas

Update: The NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center has just upgraded Florence to a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 m.p.h. By Rich McKay

September 10, 2018
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Tuesday, September 4, 2018
WATCH: Tanker Smashes Bridge as Typhoon Jebi Slams Japan
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WATCH: Tanker Smashes Bridge as Typhoon Jebi Slams Japan

A tanker smashed into the bridge linking Japan’s Kansai International Airport with the mainland on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon slammed Japan’s

September 4, 2018
Total Views: 35

Gordon to Make Landfall Along Central Gulf Coast as Hurricane -NWS
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Gordon to Make Landfall Along Central Gulf Coast as Hurricane -NWS

Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make landfall along the north-central Gulf Coast tonight as a hurricane, the NWS National Hurricane Center said Tuesday.

September 4, 2018
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Major Hurricane Lane Barrels Toward Hawaii
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Major Hurricane Lane Barrels Toward Hawaii

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Hawaii residents already reeling from months of explosive eruptions from Kilauea volcano braced on

August 22, 2018
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Thursday, August 2, 2018
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Despite Early Activity, Atlantic Hurricane Season May End in a Fizzle

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The Atlantic hurricane season may have gotten off to an early start this year, but it’ll probably end with a whimper

August 2, 2018
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
March Madness: Time-Lapse Video Shows Four Back-to-Back Nor’Easters Hitting U.S. East Coast
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March Madness: Time-Lapse Video Shows Four Back-to-Back Nor’Easters Hitting U.S. East Coast

Check out this a new time-lapse video released by NOAA showing the four back-to-back nor’easter winter storms that impacted the U.S. East Coast in March

March 28, 2018
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Notice to Mariners: Changes to NOAA Marine Products Could Make Heavy Weather Avoidance More Difficult
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Notice to Mariners: Changes to NOAA Marine Products Could Make Heavy Weather Avoidance More Difficult

Lee Chesneau is a senior marine meteorologist, lecturer, & a graduate from the University of Wisconsin (Madison).   Lee has had a distinguished

March 7, 2018
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Thursday, March 1, 2018
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High Wind and Wave Events Crossing the Gulf Stream, Explained

Crossing the Gulf Stream where ocean currents can exceed 2 knots takes some skill and if you try in under certain weather conditions, could be dangerous for

March 1, 2018
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Heavy Seas Alert: North Atlantic Storm Producing 19-Meter Significant Waves Near Main Shipping Lanes
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Heavy Seas Alert: North Atlantic Storm Producing 19-Meter Significant Waves Near Main Shipping Lanes

An intense low pressure system in the North Atlantic was producing significant wave heights of an incredible 19 meters (62 feet) on Tuesday, according to the

February 20, 2018
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Monday, February 19, 2018
Dangerous North Atlantic Storm Impacting Shipping Lanes
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Dangerous North Atlantic Storm Impacting Shipping Lanes

A developing hurricane force storm low over the west-central North Atlantic continues to move eastward at 35 knots producing winds of 55-75 knots with

February 19, 2018
Total Views: 28

Friday, January 19, 2018
Gigantic 17-Meter Significant Wave Heights Forecast for NW Pacific Ship Lanes
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Gigantic 17-Meter Significant Wave Heights Forecast for NW Pacific Ship Lanes

A rapidly developing storm low is forecast off the coast of Japan January 22nd-23rd with storm to hurricane-force winds and significant wave heights to 17

January 19, 2018
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Wednesday, January 3, 2018
U.S. East Coast Braces for Rapidly Intensifying Winter Storm
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U.S. East Coast Braces for Rapidly Intensifying Winter Storm

The Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Captain of the Port set ice condition two and plans to close the Capes to all inbound and outbound vessel traffic at 6

January 3, 2018
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Enormous 57.8 ft Significant Wave Heights Recorded in NW Pacific Ocean
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Enormous 57.8 ft Significant Wave Heights Recorded in NW Pacific Ocean

A hurricane-force low-pressure system in the northwestern Pacific Ocean is living up to the hype, generating massive heights measured at over 57 feet!

October 25, 2017
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Monday, October 23, 2017
Merging Pacific Storms Could Produce 17-Meter Wave Heights
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Merging Pacific Storms Could Produce 17-Meter Wave Heights

Update: This storm has produced significant wave heights in excess of 57.8 feet (19.6 m)! Read the update here. Post-Tropical Hurricane Force Storm Lan will

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
With 3 Named Storms Already, What Should We Expect for the Remainder 2017 North Atlantic Hurricane Season?
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With 3 Named Storms Already, What Should We Expect for the Remainder 2017 North Atlantic Hurricane Season?

By Fred Pickhardt (Ocean Weather Services) – Given the unusual occurrence of 3 named tropical cyclones prior to the end of June, one might ask what

June 21, 2017
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Tropical Storm Cindy Crimps Shipping, Forces Energy Workers Out of Gulf
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Tropical Storm Cindy Crimps Shipping, Forces Energy Workers Out of Gulf

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Cindy, which has already shut energy production in the Gulf of Mexico, disrupted shipping and forced

June 21, 2017
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Tropical Storm Cindy Disrupts Gulf of Mexico Shipping, Crude Imports
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Tropical Storm Cindy Disrupts Gulf of Mexico Shipping, Crude Imports

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Cindy has halted service at a major oil terminal in the Gulf of Mexico, prompted some evacuations at

June 20, 2017
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Eighty-Six Fishermen Missing in Bangladesh After Cyclone
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Eighty-Six Fishermen Missing in Bangladesh After Cyclone

DHAKA, June 13 (Reuters) – Three bodies were recovered on Tuesday from the Bay of Bengal, where 86 fishermen remain missing after a cyclonic storm in the

June 13, 2017
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