farr 280 banner 9 4

karver ad 1 14

nautalytics

lemon and line

http://www.shaw650.com/

schwab tower ad 1 15

http://www.lymanmorse.com

west system fp banner ad 1 15

bmc_ad

ner banner 3 24

brooklin boatyard

fish fp 4 17

http://www.crowleys.com/

c tech 9 22

c & c 30 banner ad 3 8

nacra ad

http://www.dryuv.com

velocitek banner 12 16

weta banner 2 9

ganz

pyi banner ad

seascape banner

vela banner 2 15

columbia banner 2 15

rapido banner 2 red

http://www.mauriprosailing.com/

hh banner green

nke 3 15

southern banner 2 15

fish masthead banner

mc 38 31 banner

oceanvolt  3 9 banner ad

mauri 3 1 SA-Top-Rotate

Gunboat 5501 in Newport, RI.

b g 4 8 15

tan 66 banner 4 4

VX-One-550x150-Bnr_V3

Posts Tagged ‘NWS’

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

hh banner purple

toro 34 banner ad

http://www.camet.com/

fast sailing banner 2

LATIS-INTERNATIONAL-SA-AD-APRIL

Gunboat 60 sailing in Annapolis, MD.

ullman banner 41 15

ropeye banner 3 25

whitecap fp ad

madmarine

uk banner ad 3 15

nosa banner 12 18

sail racer 3 15

fisheries ronstan

race q banner ad

front street ad 4 4

infiniti vanner ad 12 14

race the cape banner ad

swing keel ad.jpg_sml

melges banner 10 14

rbs banner ad

ewol banner ad