Ocean Marine Nav. Inc.
Bob Jones
  • Marine Meteorologist
  • Ops Manager
Toll-free: 1-866-505-OMNI (6664)
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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

  •  5/16/2010 12:00:00 AM
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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 12:00:00 AM
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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 12:00:00 AM
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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 12:00:00 AM
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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 12:00:00 AM
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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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El Nino is back

  •  7/9/2009 12:00:00 AM
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I had a feeling there was an El Nino forming. Having looked at the ocean temperatures about 6-8 weeks ago off the coast of Peru and Tropical Pacific, the sea surface temps did seem a bit 'mild'. Well an article that appeared on Yahoo earlier today (see below) suggests that warming of the waters off the coast of Peru are up and this event could last through the winter of 2009-2010. The one good thing about an El Nino season is that Hurricane development across the eastern Atlantic will be down...
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