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George Cline KP2G
George Cline, KP2G Coral Bay, St. John

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George Cline (KP2G) reports the weather to HAMS and shortwave listeners sailing in the Eastern Caribbean. He runs the Caribbean Maritime Mobile Net in the mornings at approximately 7:00 AST on 7250 LSB. In case of severe weather, he runs the Caribbean Cocktail and Weather Net at 16:30 AST on 7086LSB. Following is a list of weather resources he uses in preparing for the weather broadcasts. If there are errors or broken links, please let me know - all errors are mine and George should not be blamed for them.

George Cline's (KP2G) Weather Sites for 2010

1 //www.nhc.noaa.gov/ National Hurricane Center & Tropical Wx Discussion .
2 //weather.noaa.gov/fax/gulf.shtml Radio Fax Charts New Orleans
3 www.nrlmry.navy.mil/sat_products.html

NRL Monterey Weather satellite Products

4 www.goes.noaa.gov/

Geostationary Satellite Server

5 http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=jua RADAR PR and VI
6 Google "Dominican Republic Radar” RADAR Dominican Republic
7 http://www.meteo.fr/temps/domtom/antilles/pack-public/animation/animMOSAIC2.html RADAR Martinique/Guadaloupe
8 http://www.metoffice.gov.tt/satellite_imagery/radar.aspx RADAR Trinidad
9 http://www.meteo.an/Img_Radar_ABC_Cappi_Still.asp RADAR ABC islands
10 Temporarily (we hope) out of service RADAR St. Martin
11 http://www.pancanal.com/eng/eie/radar/radar.html RADAR Panama Canal
12 www.passco.com/cancun.htm RADAR Cancun
13 http://www.metservice.gov.jm/radarpage.asp RADAR Jamaica
14 http://www.insmet.cu/asp/genesis.asp?TB0=PLANTILLAS&TB1=RADARES RADAR Cuba
15 http://www.bahamasweather.org.bs/index.php?page=bahamasradarloop RADAR Bahamas
16 http://www.weather.bm/radar.asp RADAR & Atlantic Charts - Bermuda
17 http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/tropic/real-time/tpw2/natl/main.html MIMIC-TPW (Total Precipitable Water)
18 http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/tropic/real-time/wavetrak/sal.html Saharan Dust
19 http://www.weather.bm/

Bermuda weather, Atl Prog charts,etc

20 http://www.srh.noaa.gov/data/JSJ/CWFSJU PR-VI-Anagada Pass. Fcst.
21 http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=NWS&product=AFD&issuedby=SJU

Local PR-VI weather discussionr

22 http://www.hurricanezone.net/ Eastern Atlantic/Africa
(go down to Cape Verde section and look at first entry for Africa to Indian Ocean. Look at 5th one for new waves off Africa, etc)
23 http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/satellite.shtml Spot satellite images of stormimages, etc
24 http://www.stormpulse.com

Storm Pulse for good storm coverage

25 http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/imagery/carb.html Caribbean sat imagery
26 http://www.stormsurf.com/mdls/menu_graphs.html

Swells and wave models

27 http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/maps/Caribbean.shtml

Buoy data, Atlantic and elsewhere
Note: Click on arrows at edges of image to go to new areas.

28 http://www.crownweather.com

Excellent collection of charts, models and satellite photos

29 http://www.brohavwx.com

Caribbean focus on lightning, radar, prog charts, Wx Underground:

30 http://webflash.ess.washington.edu/

Global lightning

31 http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php

Latest Earthquakes

32 http://dx.qsl.net/propagation/

Sun spots, HF propagation info

33 http://www.yv5fih.org.ve/comparacion_pentaradar.html

Useful for boaters Venezuela along the coast. Repeats many southern lightening strike detectors

34 http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/sat/Onlineproducts.html

World wide collection of meterological data

 

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