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 Accidental Cruiser in the West Indies

 
George Cline KP2G
George Cline, KP2G Coral Bay, St. John
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.meteofrance.gp/previsions-meteo-antilles-guyane/temps-pour-les-prochaines-heures/martinique/dept972 RADAR Martinique/Guadaloupe
8 http://www.metoffice.gov.tt/radar RADAR Trinidad
9 http://www.meteo.an/Img_Radar_ABC_Cappi_Still.asp RADAR ABC islands
10 http://www.meteo.an/Radar/Img_Radar_SSS_Cappi_Loop.asp RADAR St. Martin / ABC
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=sat RADAR Bahamas
16 http://www.weather.bm/radar.asp RADAR & Atlantic Charts - Bermuda
17 http://tropic.ssec.wisc.edu/real-time/mimic-tpw/global/main.html MIMIC-TPW (Total Precipitable Water)
18 http://www.barbadosweather.org/barbados-weather-Radar-SABDriver.php RADAR Barbados
19 http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/tropic/real-time/wavetrak/sal.html Saharan Dust
20 http://www.weather.bm/

Bermuda weather, Atl Prog charts,etc

21 http://www.srh.noaa.gov/data/JSJ/CWFSJU PR-VI-Anagada Pass. Fcst.
22 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/map/

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 along the Venezuela coast. Repeats many southern lightening strike detectors
34 http://www.inameh.gob.ve/carupanoR.php Venezuela radar
35 http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/sat/Onlineproducts.html

World wide collection of meterological data

 

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