A first look at the 2019 Hurricane Season

  •  4/5/2019
  •   Jones, Bob
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Even though it's April, there are some early updates on what the coming Atlantic Hurricane season has in store. In 2018 there were 15 named storms,  of which 8 became Hurricanes with two of them reaching Major strength.  In a normal season we would expect 12 named storms with 6 Hurricanes and 3 reaching Major strength.  There is no correlation as to how many names storms develop and how many will make landfall. Colorado State University is one of the leading experts when it comes to predicting...
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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

  •  5/16/2010
  •   Jones, Bob
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Finally, some good news about the Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP has been able to hook up a pipe to suck up some of the oil that has been spilling out for the last month or so. This oil should be heading up to waiting tankes. Hopefully this will be beginning to the end to one of the most devastating Oil Spills in our nations history. It already has the change to be the worlds biggest. Hopefully this development will prevent that from happening. Unfortunately, all the news may not be good...
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2010 Hurricane Season

  •  2/11/2010
  •   Jones, Bob
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I know, I know. There's over 2 feet of snow across the Mid Atlantic region after back to back blizzards and there is talk about the upcoming Hurricane Season already. Well, this is the time of the year when those behind long range Hurricane model prediction put out their initial estimate for the coming season. So far, it looks like this coming year will be a slightly above average season with 15 total Tropical Storms/Hurricanes. The current El Nino pattern should begin to weaken or be in a weake...
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Happy New Year

  •  12/30/2009
  •   Jones, Bob
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We would like to wish all of our clients and those who visit our site a happy, healthy and prosperous 2010. Bob/OMNI...
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Great Siberian Sushi Run is complete

  •  9/11/2009
  •   Jones, Bob
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Well, the vessels that were part of the Great Siberian Sushi Run (GSSR) have reached their final destination, Osaka Japan. What an adventure and we are so appreciative to have been part of the project. Three Nordhavn vessels took part in this venture, San Souci, Grey Pearl and Seabird and the weather could not have been better especially across the Bering Sea. The group timed getting across the Bering Sea at the right time when the conditions were ideal for crossing. To be honest, this was my bi...
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Tropical Depression 2

  •  8/11/2009
  •   Jones, Bob
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It has taken some time, but earlier today the NHC upgraded the disturbance in the eastern Atlantic to a Tropical Depression, the second one of the season. Even though we have an El Nino going that does not mean we can't have tropical cyclones. Model data has been consistent so far in bring the depression toward the west, then it weakens. Longer range model data has also indicating another tropical cyclone develops in a few days off the coast of Africa and it moves along a W-WNW course for most o...
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