Gulfstream Resources

Check out Jenifer Clark's tutorial and website for an overview of the Gulfstream's characteristics and challenges and strategies and tactics for planning a successful transit across it:

 

Weather Resources

http://www.wriwx.com/clientproduct.php?id=7524

http://www.wriwx.com/clientproduct.php?id=7524

Gulf Stream Tutorials

For more than forty years Frank Bohlen has studied ocean and nearshore currents and transport.  Since 2002 he has prepared detailed analyses of the ocean between Newport and Bermuda in the months prior to this race.

Article by Frank Bohlen:

Gulf Stream Primer (.pdf)
 

Weather and Buoy Informational Sites

- See more at: http://bermudarace.com/resources/gulf-stream-and-weather/gulf-stream-tutorials/#sthash.Ik41om0x.dpuf

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fish Trap Locations

http://www.dnr.state.md.us/fisheries/commercial/poundnetsites.html

Bad link.  Working on getting new link from DNR.

  WEATHER ROUTING, iNC

http://www.wriwx.com/clientproduct.php?id=7524

  

  

Race weather forecasting service.

 

LEE CHESNEAU’S MARINE WEATHER   2016 Bermuda Ocean Race Sponsor

http://www.chesneaumarineweather.com/

Weather training seminars for mariners.

 

US Navy Gulf Stream Chart

http://ecowatch.ncddc.noaa.gov/JAG/Navy/data/satellite_analysis/gsncofa.gif?id=51425

 

Northwest Atlantic Weather Briefing – excellent Wx Charts

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/nwatlanticbrief.shtml

 

Near Real Time AltimeterData – NOAA/AOML

http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/goos.php

 

Rutgers University Coastal Ocean Observation Lab – RU COOL

http://rucool.marine.rutgers.edu/

 

Newport to Bermuda 2016 Weather and Gulf Stream Information

http://bermudarace.com/resources/gulf-stream-and-weather/

 

Expedition V 8 - Routing Software

http://www.downs.pics/software-list/tasman-bay-navigation-systems-expedition-v8-8-2-p133004.html

 

Free GRIB Viewing Software

1.       Expedition Light  -           http://www.predictwind.com/grib-files/

2.       GribUS  -                            http://www.grib.us/

3.       zyGRIB  -                         http://www.zygrib.org/index.php?page=abstract_en

 

Downloadable GRIB files

1.       Saildocs  - provides weather and RTOFS current files for the Gulf Stream

http://www.saildocs.com/

2.       Global Marine Networks

http://www.globalmarinenet.net/grib_downloads.php

3.       Meteo Marine

http://www.meteo-marine.com/english/marine_weather/grib.htm

 

National Data Buoy Center

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/mobile/region.php?reg=western_atlantic

Low Bandwidth Internet Link

 

 

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