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El Niño weakening. What does this mean for the SE/East Coast for winds?

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by WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Oceanic Niño Index (ONI) values suggest that El Nino region 3.4 is cooling. Current anomalic value is at +2.076, which means that El Nino is now showing signs of weakening as Sea Surface Temps there have fallen the

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WSW’rly jetting out of Long Island Sound 10/20

Analysis of WSW’rly Low Level Jet along the Long Island Sound the morning of 10/20/15 Tim Kent Forecast for the day called for moderate to strong SW/WSW’rly flow early on for much of the New England region, but with back

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El Niño Wind Prediction for the US East Coast.

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson. What is El Niño and how will it affect our East Coast wind pattern? El Niño is basically the warming of the equatorial Pacific. Specifically for the effects it causes us in the United States, it’s the warming

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The Journey of Joaquin

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Mixed bag of …..man what a mess. Joaquin expected to meander a couple or 3 days then make a move while slowly strengthening. NHC still betting on the West over to North turn. Could slide

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Hurricane history in the making.

Unusual hurricane pattens in Hawaiian and Cabo Verde Islands. Take a look at the animation below of the 4 hurricanes currently transiting Hawaiian waters south of the North Pacific High. Never in recorded history has there been 4 hurricanes at

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Cape Verde Hurricane Makes History

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Hurricane Fred spun up as a tropical storm just as it entered into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. For the first time ever, The Cape Verde Islands are seeing a hurricane develop before

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Early Morning Eddy

By Weatherflow Meteorologist Kerry Anderson This morning the satellite got a great shot of a small eddy that formed just south of Santa Cruz island. With the seasonal marine clouds that have covered the Bight this morning it is easy

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Marine Layering or lack there of busts 1st forecast.

OBX Cranks 3/26/15 Instead Of Disappointing Tim Kent 4/23/15 1st East Coast shift back in the forecaster chair or in my case couch-no excuses. Pretty straightforward synoptic scenario with a Warm front lifting back up the coast in advance of approaching

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What to do when the models take a personal day???

What to do when the models take a personal day??? Regarding the SE Coast Saturday/Sunday July 5th and 6th Tim Kent  7/30/14 Preface this discussion with the fact that weather forecast models are a wonderful tool that at least on

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Video: Upper trough, inbound from the pacific, hits Gorge and Bay Area June 2.

Decreasing temps and increasing clouds marine layer and SW wind aloft. by Mike Godsey, mike@iwindsurf.com

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