GASP! Gulf Area Sea
Gulf Area Weather
Satellite image of hurricane Elana in the Gulf of Mexico - courtesy of NASA
(and your tax dollars)
Some links to sites with current weather information, data, and images.
Also includes information on hurricanes and FAQ's from the hurricane research
division of NOAA. This page is to help inform those who paddle the area as much
as possible about the multitude of weather conditions we have along the
gulf coast from extreme heat, to freezing rain, from calm breezes to hurricanes.
- The NOAA National Weather Site
- Check out this site for current weather conditions in a preferred area
- Latest NOAA
Weather Map for tracking most recent activity in Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean
- Satellite gif of current weather conditions over the US, Gulf of Mexico,
Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean
- National Weather
Service - NOAA Weather Data. Includes Surface Observations,
Surface Observation Interactive Map, Marine Observation Interactive
Map, Sea Surface Temperatures (Gulf/Atlantic),
buoy locations, etc.
of Sea Surface Temperatures
- StormFax Weather Services
- Forecasts, Safety, Hurricanes, Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Season,
US Hurricane Statistics
- Sun or
Moon Rise/Set Table for One year - You put in the date and place,
this table gives you back either the sunrise time or sunset time for that
Current Months' Moon Phases - From "The Observatory"
- The Palm Beach Post -
A good web site with updates on hurricanes and tracking chart presented by the
Palm Beach Post
- Palm Beach Interactive
- Hurricane Central, Palm Beach Weather, National & Regional Weather,
The World, etc.
- Florida Statewide
City Forecasts in RealAudio Hear the latest weather forecasts updated
4 times daily.
- Tampa Tribune -
Another good web site with the latest weather updates - Florida and National.
Information and links for severe weather and provides satellite photo. Lots
of good graphics.
- Weather.com -
a site for U.S. City and International forecasts with maps and travel
Tropical weather information including Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane
Forecast - Includes a complete presentation of Professor William
Gray's (et.al) current predictions on the hurricane season. Professor
Gray, of Colorado State University, is nationally recognized for his work
with NOAA's Hurricane Research Division. Also includes FAQ on hurricanes,
typhoons and tropical cyclones... What's the largest on record? What's the
smallest? Which did the most damage? (Part II has links to some sites
with nice graphics). You can find just about all you wanted to
know about hurricanes here.
Deadly Hurricane - Describes warning systems for hurricanes and
what to do when a hurricane strikes.
Weather Satellite Image- Satellite view of the world.
- A Glossary
of Severe Weather Terms from NOAA
- Southeast Regional
Climate Center - Along with a lot of other information, this page
provides statistics for lightning injuries and fatalities
for AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, VA. Boating is in the top ten places where people are
killed by lightning. Take the SRCC test and find out what you know or don't know
about the weather.
Southeast Regional Climate Center - Information on El Nino -
Worldwide information and forecasts on El Nino.
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