farr 280 banner 9 4

photo boat banner ad

velocitek banner 12 16

lemon and line

http://www.dryuv.com

http://www.mauriprosailing.com/

pyi banner ad

fireball banner ad

http://www.shaw650.com/

schwab tower ad 1 15

karver ad 1 14

http://www.crowleys.com/

a 40 banner ad

sapphire 27

columbia banner 2 15

BBY_SA

west system fp banner ad 1 15

hh banner green

rapido banner 2 red

vela banner 2 15

weta banner 2 9

seascape banner

helly 10 9 side banner

bmc_ad

http://www.lymanmorse.com

c tech 9 22

mauri 3 1 SA-Top-Rotate

Gunboat 5501 in Newport, RI.

b&g banner 10 7

volvo 70 charter

VX-One-550x150-Bnr_V3

tan banner 10 14

mc 38 31 banner

southern banner 2 15

Posts Tagged ‘metro’

Article Separator

NOAA NowCOAST Experimental Weather Tool

It’s so rare to have anything useful come out of the US government lately that we were almost shocked to find an intricate new tool available from the friendly folks at NOAA.  Called NowCOAST, it’s a forecasting tool that has similar capabilities to the tools that NOAA forecasters have on their own computers, and is a huge upgrade to the dated and crappy forecast functionality that’s been anchoring the NWS for years.

NOAA says that “nowCOAST provides situational awareness on present and future environmental conditions for coastal and marine users by integrating data and information from across NOAA, other federal agencies and regional ocean and weather observing systems. For example, users can assess present conditions by creating maps of the latest in-situ weather/marine weather observations, weather radar reflectivity mosaics, cloud images from satellites, surface wind and sea-surface temperature analyses, and precipitation amounts for the last few hours. In terms of future conditions, users can obtain maps of critical weather and marine weather advisories, watches, and warnings, weather forecasts, tropical cyclone track and intensity forecasts, and forecast guidance of water levels, temperature, salinity, and currents from oceanographic forecast models.”

There’s more details on what the NowCOAST is about here, and after just a few minutes of playing around with it, we encourage you to do the same.  It’s powerful, very rich with information, and looks quite good.  Thanks to SA’er “Estar” for the heads up; bounce ideas off him and the rest of the meteo-obesessed Anarchists in the thread.

 

March 7th, 2014 by admin

melges banner 10 14

nosa banner 12 18

swing keel ad.jpg_sml

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

http://www.camet.com/

infiniti vanner ad 12 14

boat tent banner ad

hh banner purple

whitecap fp ad

ropeye banner 3 25

ullman banner ad 2 15

race q banner ad

rbs banner ad

FSS_SA

ewol banner ad

uk ad 4 3

fisheries 12 1

fast sailing banner 2

fisheries banner 9 4

latis banner  2 15