Ocean-Pro Weather offers personalized global weather forecasting, global ocean current analysis, passage planning and timing assistance. Ocean-Pro is operated by Bob Cook, an experienced offshore sailor (150,000 nm) since 1985, and an experienced weather consultant since 2003. Bob provides detailed and accurate long range weather forecasting, passage routing & timing recommendations for private yachts, power and sail, in all oceans. Comprehensive information and guidance typically includes: the vessel, crew, pre-departure passage discussion, routing options and departure timing. Underway exchanges typically include daily vessel position & status reports & logging, frequent long & short range weather forecasts, any warnings, and optimal routing given the weather forecast & currents. Global ocean current, if applicable, can include current and eddy descriptions with optimal routing & waypoints. Typical major ocean currents include the Gulf Stream and others, (Caribbean, Equatorial, Central American, Japanese, Agulhas, etc.). We can provide emergency & mayday assistance, communications with port authorities, marinas, USCG & other SAR organizations. Communications can be by telephone, email, sat phone, SSB or text message. Ocean-Pro operates an FCC licensed, Private Marine Coast Station, call-sign, WQCN860, aka “Ocean-Pro Weather”, FCC frequencies include: 6224+, 8294+, 12353+, 16528+, 18840+ & 22159+ KHz. Bob is a licensed ham, call-sign K9KKY, (since 1958), and can operate on most HF ham frequencies. For more information or to talk with Bob about your vessel and planned passage contact us by phone, skype or e-mail.
Library of tracks by cruising sailors for well-known routes but also San Blas; Galapagos; Tuamotus; French Polynesia; Suwarrow; Philippines; Maldives; Chagos; Seychelles and Red Sea. Started November 2011.