Calm seas, happy sailors

Calm seas, happy sailors

The only pressure gradient of any significance across the region today is Disturbance Fifty Four which is now centred 250 miles north-east of the Turks and Caicos Islands. This is ambling a little north of due east and heading harmlessly seaward. An advancing...
Slight chance of development north of the Bahamas.

Slight chance of development north of the Bahamas.

From west to east : Disturbance Fifty Four is an elongated 400 mile trough which extends from the Caribbean close to the south of the Dominican Republic northwards into the open Atlantic. The entire trough is moving slowly northwest bringing heavy rain and increasing...
Rain for eastern seaboard

Rain for eastern seaboard

From west to east: Disturbance Fifty Three is centred 150 miles south-east of Cape Hatteras edging slowly north. This is expected to track over the Outer Banks and brush the US mid-Atlantic coast over the next few days bringing with it some heavy rain and strong gusts...
Let’s hear it for upper level wind shear.

Let’s hear it for upper level wind shear.

From west to east: Disturbance Fifty Two crossed central America and is now in the eastern Pacific, off our radar. Disturbance Fifty Three has reached offshore Georgia and is slowly drifting north. An approaching cold front and upper level shear will limit development...