Thursday, March 1, 2018
Ben Franklin gulf stream

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

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
Maritime News

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
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Friday, January 19, 2018
Maritime News

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
Maritime News

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

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
Maritime News

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
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Maritime News

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

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
Maritime News

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
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Atlantic Hurricane Season May Bring More Storms Than Normal

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The Atlantic hurricane season will likely churn out an above-average 11 to 17 named storms, in part due to fading odds

May 25, 2017
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hurricane Claudette Seen From Space

CSU Confirms Below Average Hurricane Season In 2017

Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting a slightly below-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2017, citing the potential development of

April 19, 2017
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Monday, February 20, 2017

WATCH: North Sea Platform and Accommodation Rig Take HUGE Wave

Video shot aboard the Judy platform in the North Sea shows giant 50-foot waves hitting the platform and adjacent accommodation rig CSCL Rival back in January.

February 20, 2017
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Maritime News

Watch: Heavy Surf Sea Trials with Safehaven Marine’s ‘Thunder Child’

Here’s a look at the heavy surf sea trials of Safehaven Marine’s new XSV 17 craft during several days of recent storms to hit

February 17, 2017
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Monday, February 6, 2017

Severe Weather Alert: 932 MB Hurricane Force Storm Over Eastern North Atlantic

As of 0600 UTC 06 February, an intense hurricane force 932MB low was moving northward over the eastern North Atlantic is producing storm force winds outward

February 6, 2017
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Monday, January 16, 2017
Maritime News

WATCH: Fishing Vessel Battles Chetco River Bar (Nearly Loses)

Check out this amazing video posted to facebook showing an inbound fishing vessel crossing the Chetco River (Brooking) bar near Brooking, Oregon. The

January 16, 2017
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Maritime News

Fifteen Containers Lost from Cargo Ship in North Sea

A total of 15 containers were lost from a general cargo ship in the North Sea off the Netherlands on Wednesday. The Dutch Coastguard reported the

January 12, 2017
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Maritime News

Natural ‘Buffer Zone’ Found to Protect U.S. Coast During Active Hurricane Periods

A natural buffer zone of wind shear and cooler ocean temps has been found to form along the U.S. East Coast during periods of greater Atlantic hurricane

January 4, 2017
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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

One Dead, 18 Crew Missing After Ferry Sinks in Philippines During Typhoon Nock-Ten

A major search and rescue is underway in the Philippines for 18 people reported missing after the car and passenger ferry Starlite Atlantic sank during the

December 27, 2016
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