Marine Weather

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Technology catches up with voyagers’ weather man

Technology catches up with voyagers’ weather man

After more than 25 years, the oscillator of Herb Hilgenberg’s Icom M710 radio is at rest, the antenna no longer pushing electrostatic waves across the sea.

October 2013
Frontal anatomy

Frontal anatomy

When discussing weather and weather forecasts, the term “front” is used frequently. And, sometimes misused.

May/June 2013
Sandy’s left hook

Sandy’s left hook

The Coriolis effect tends to make storms curve to the right in the northern hemisphere. So why did Hurricane Sandy make a left turn?

Web Exclusives 2012
A powerful weather resource

A powerful weather resource

Pilot charts remain a useful tool for long-range planning

July/August 2012
WildHorse beats to St. Maarten

WildHorse beats to St. Maarten

Our destination, St. Maarten in the Leeward Islands, often was behind us as we battled to stay in control.

May/June 2012
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