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VLOG: Subtropical Storm Alberto 5/25/18 9:15PM ET Update

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Here is my latest comprehensive look at Subtropical Storm Alberto and its future forecast. Shea Gibson WeatherFlow Meteorologist/Wind Forecaster Outreach & New Station Projects SE Region/East Coast Twitter: @WeatherFlowCHAS

West Coast Wind Blog: Weak winds turn strong as…

Upper trough departs and upper ridge steers NPH towards California. by Mike Godsey, mike AT iwindsurf.com You Sherman Island fans have had good to great WSW winds the last several days. But for rest of the Bay Area and Southern

West Coast Wind Blog: Upper trough approaches and Sherman roars…

But deep marine layer and SW flow brings weak winds to Southern California and most of the Bay Area! by  Mike Godsey, mike AT iwindsurf.com Low 20’s winds have blown a Sherman Island much of May 23, 2018. We have

Kite Surfer Rescue

by Weatherflow Meteorologist, Kerry Challoner Anderson Last night I was out walking near sunset, checking out the marine layer development north of Santa Cruz, California when I noticed a Kite Surfer struggling to make it back to shore. The winds

Severe weather in the Northeast

Thunderstorm season in the Northeast US is off to an eye opening start after yesterday’s severe weather outbreak. A strong squall or line of thunderstorms passed through MA down to NJ in the late afternoon and evening bringing damaging winds

West Coast Wind Blog: Local low pressure and eddies:

Good eddy, bad eddy. by Mike Godsey, mike AT iwindsurf.com There are several scenarios for creating micro to mesoscale eddies. Two of the more common factors is a very localizeed low pressure area and wind shear as wind rounds a point

Waves arriving from Down Under

by Weatherflow, Meteorologist Kerry Challoner Anderson A cold outbreak for Eastern Australia has not only meant that I am preparing this from under the warmth of some extra blankets but also has brought record wave heights, epic winds for Wind

Cape Verde von Kármán Vortex Streets

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson 5/12/18 One of the great things about the new GOES-16 satellite imagery is the ability to see microscale events in high definition far beyond our coast to the east over the Atlantic ocean. Check out

West Coast Wind Blog: Rio Rips but mild gradients to Sacramento and Redding but…

Strong pressure gradient to the Great Basin! by Mike Godsey So we all learned in on-the-beach meteorology 101 that the pressure gradient to Sacramento is critical in Sherman Island winds. Then in advanced beach lore you may have heard that

West Coast Wind Blog: First eddy of the year brings…

Southerly winds at the ocean buoys! by Mike Godsey Strong NNW winds from the North Pacific High blow just west of our ocean buoys today but with low pressure to over the far North Bay and weak NNW winds aloft

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