[CT Birds] Hurricane Earl - keeping track

Parrot sisserou at charter.net
Wed Sep 1 16:39:30 EDT 2010

Many ways for folk to track Hurricane Earl and local conditions such as various Integrated Ocean Observing Systems (IOOS).  To our south - the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (MACOORA) has a wind forecasting tool available through Rutgers CoolRoom:


Let this model run and you will see the arrival of Earl south of Long Island by Friday.

Here is the NERACOOS wave model:  http://www.neracoos.org/projects/necofs.html
Select Forecast Model - surface waves;
Select Date - for today Select Sept 1 (to see a forecast out to Friday)
Select Animate - watch the animation

Eastern Visible Image Loop:  http://www.srh.weather.gov/tropicalwx/satpix/eaus_vis_loop.php

National Weather Service products:  http://www.weather.gov/forecasts/wfo/sectors/boxMarineDay.php#tabs
Note in the upper right are arrows - use these to pan around the region.
Note in the table of contents one can change the time of day by 12 hours - just mouse over a parameter/time to change the display view

Close to Home: LISICOS buoys provide weather and waves (some of the buoys).  http://lisicos.uconn.edu/

Ron, Ashford

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