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High Seas Drama – A Royal Mess

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson. The Royal Caribbean’s new “Anthem of the Seas” was underway from New York to Port Canaveral, FL on Sunday, February 7, 2016 during the recent coastal winter storm that rapidly intensified off the Southeast Coast and

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Rhode Island, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia

Sea Breezes in the Southeast Region: Part III – Development and Anatomy

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson. In Part I, we discussed the general understanding of how Sea Breezes work. In Part II, we looked at the different classifications of Sea Breezes and how each one works. Now, in Part III, we move

Posted in Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, SouthEastern North Carolina

2015 Fall Marine Layering Starts

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Well it’s that time of the year for “marine layering” again as water temps have cooled to the upper 60’s to near 70°.  I’ve been recording when marine layering starts for the last 2 years

Posted in Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, SouthEastern North Carolina

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

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia

The October Flooding Event of 2015: An in-depth analysis.

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by WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Well. Enough words cannot be said about what just happened here in the SE Region. Specifically to South Carolina. What could have been a “possible” hurricane landfall from Hurricane Joaquin became a rain event of historical

Posted in Coastal South Carolina, SouthEastern North Carolina

Joaquin continues to surprise.

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‬ By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson. Joaquin is now a hurricane and could very well become a major hurricane in the next day or so.  As of 8am this morning on September 30, 2015, winds are up to 75mph and pressure

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Outer Banks of North Carolina, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia

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

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Rhode Island, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia

Déjà vu in the Carolina’s.

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson As I prepared a forecast for this evening, I thought “this seems too familiar”. It’s not like anything is really that off key for this time of the year as we head into our fall-like

Posted in Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Outer Banks of North Carolina, SouthEastern North Carolina

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

Posted in Cape Cod, Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, Columbia River Gorge, Connecticut, Delmarva, Long Island/SE New York, Long Island/SE NY, Los Angeles, Massachusetts North Coast, New Jersey, Ontario- Simcoe, Ontario: Lake Erie, Ontario: Lake Ontario, Outer Banks of North Carolina, Rhode Island, San Diego, San Francisco, SouthEastern North Carolina, Tidewater Virginia

Sea Breezes in the Southeast Region: Part II – Types of Sea Breezes

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By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson. In Part I, we discussed the general understanding of how Sea Breezes work. In part II, we will look at the different classifications of Sea Breezes and how each one works. In order to fully understand

Posted in Coastal Georgia, Coastal South Carolina, SouthEastern North Carolina