Gulf Stream Resources

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

Jenifer Clark's Gulfstream Website


Weather Resources

NOAA NWS Ocean Prediction Center

OPC Radio Facsimile Chart User's Guide

NOAA NWS Office of Meteorology

National Data Buoy Center

Satellite derived winds (ASCAT)

Sea Surface Temperatures/Gulf Stream (U.S. Navy Ocean Features Analysis (OFA))

National Hurricane Center

NWS Weather Forecast Offices (then choose the location of interest)

NOAA Office of Coast Survey

NOAA’s Web Mapping Portal to Real-Time Coastal Observations, Forecasts, and Warnings

National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD)

Technical Information Including Downloading Grids

NOAA Beacon Registration

Storm Prediction Center

NOAA Tides and Currents

NOAA Tides and Currents – Chesapeake Bay Animation

High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Model

Model Analysis and Guidance (MAG)

OPC ftpmail page

Radiofax Schedule

NWS Products via Inmarsat-C SafetyNET