Marine Weather

Title Issue
Family weather routing

Family weather routing

Making extensive use of GRIB weather files on a North Atlantic 
crossing

July/August 2012
Lows and arrows

Lows and arrows

Many mariners are familiar with the surface weather charts from NOAA’s Ocean Prediction Center and make regular use of these charts to help make their weather-related voyaging decisions.

May/June 2012
Christmas winds

Christmas winds

From early December through mid January, easterly trade winds become stronger and remain energetic for several days

January/February 2012
Weather instruments - What should you have on board?

Weather instruments - What should you have on board?

Weather instruments on board allow you to note conditions in your patch of ocean

July/August 2011
Dealing with the ITCZ

Dealing with the ITCZ

On the Coconut Milk Run, via the Panama Canal, there’s the small matter of 1,000 miles or so of uphill work getting to the Galápagos Islands

January/February 2011
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