Category: Coastal South Carolina

West Coast Wind Blog: Where to go for Baja winter winds.

Where to go for Baja winter winds: by Mike Godsey, First, don’t confuse the April-Oct. down-the-line wave riding at Punta San Carlos and the other spots on the Baja Pacific coast with Sea of Cortez kiting and windsurfing. Different season,

Watching the Gulf of Mexico for Potential Tropical Development

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Tuesday, October 2, 2018 As we start the month of October, we are still very much in an active portion of the hurricane season, which does not formally end until November 30th of each year.

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ENE Wedge Upset by Yet Another Short Wave

Blog by WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson 8/25/18 Concerning yesterday’s drop in winds and shift offshore along the Charleston beaches, there was a solid ENE build near 20kts that dropped significantly for locales north of the Charleston harbor entrance and slipped

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

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: Hurricane Irma… a little diversion from west coast winds.

Strongest Atlantic Hurricane ever in recorded history? Updated Wed. Sept 6, 2017 by Mike Godsey, mike AT   Update: This first video is the eye of Irma with average winds of 185 mph Tuesday Morning. Fox News has declared that

2017 Eclipse Shows Meteorological Effects Along the Charleston, SC Coast.

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson There is no doubt how cool the Eclipse 2017 was for folks that lined up in its path to see. I was one of the fortunate ones along coastal SC that was able to get

Eclipse Weather

by Meteorologist, Kerry Challoner Anderson After listening to my daughter’s description of her total eclipse experience I regret not making the effort to get myself in position to be in the path of totality.  Instead my experience included trying to

The 2017 Cape Verde Season Begins

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson 8/3/17 Tropics Update: The Cape Verde season is getting underway…with the NHC 8AM update giving a strong tropical wave coming off of Africa (#Invest99L) a 30% chance next 48hrs for development….and a 60% chance next

Using Medium Range Computer Models for Guidance

By WeatherFlow meteorologist Shea Gibson Check out the GFS (American model) short to medium range forecast for the North Atlantic Ocean out to 384 hours (16 days). Notice the “H” bouncing around out there. This is the Bermuda-Azores High that