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Satellite Imagery and Weather Models
with STORMSURF Analysis

Updated: Sunday, April 24, 2005 6:11 PM


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Current Weather

GRAPHIC 1
GOES-10 Infrared Satellite Image
On Sunday, 4/24/05 PM notice passing north of the Aleutians in the Western Gulf of Alaska. Otherwise nothing of interest is present.
Courtesy: FNMOC, UNISYS or NRL

 
 

 

 

GOES-10 Tropical Storm Image
none
Courtesy: NRL

   
   
   
   

 

 

GRAPHIC 2
QuikSCAT Global Winds
On Sunday, 4/24/05 AM notice a tiny fetch associated with the Gulf low and two tiny fetches in the South Pacific, one under New Zealand and the other in the mid-South Pacific all aimed towards California. The operative word on all these is tiny though.
Courtesy: NOAA NESDIS

 

 

 

GRAPHIC 3
QuikSCAT Close-up Winds
Area of Interest: none
Courtesy: NOAA NESDIS

     
     

 

 

GRAPHICS 4 & 5
GFS Model
(Surface Pressure/Wind & Jetstream Winds/250 mb Height)
On Sunday, 4/24/05 PM notice the Gulf low north of the Aleutians and it's associated fetch moving over the Islands. In the jetstream notice a huge ridge in the Gulf pushing everything into Alaska.

   

 

 

GRAPHICS 6 & 7
NOAA Wavewatch 3 Wave Model Wave Height and Period

Height
On Sunday, 4/24/05 PM notice no seas of interest other than a tiny area on the dateline at 18 ft. The Gulf seas are all heading north.
Period
Notice a swellfront pushing into California from a previous low west of the dateline and some energy pushing north from a storm off South America.
   

 


Forecast Weather

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GRAPHICS 8 & 9
GFS Model
(Surface Pressure/Wind & Jetstream Winds/250 mb Height)
24 hours later on Friday PM notice a new small low pushing off the Kurils. Not much is expected from this one either. The ridge in the jetstream continues building in the Gulf.

   

 

 

GRAPHIC 10 & 11
NOAA Wavewatch 3 Wave Model Wave Height and Period

Height
On Friday PM notice 22 ft seas associated with the Kuril low.
Period
Notice no swellfronts of interest left other than some southern hemi energy.
   

 

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