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Caribbean: Marine Weather Center Off Air for Urgent Repairs

Date Published - September 22, 2022

The Marine Weather Center which provides custom weather and routing information for small vessels in the Caribbean Sea, Bahamas and the United States East Coast will be offline for urgent repairs until Sunday September 25. (see updates in comments at bottom of report)… Read More

Last Update - September 22, 2022

Canary Islands: Golden Globe Competitor Runs Aground

Date Published - September 21, 2022

Golden Globe 2022 Race entrant Guy de Boer from the USA has crashed into rocks on the north coast of Fuerteventura, Las Palmas in the Canaries, just hours after crossing a race checkpoint in the islands…. Read More

Last Update - September 21, 2022

World Cruising Club: Autumn Update

Date Published - September 20, 2022

World Cruising Club has a busy season approaching with ARC+ and ARC in November, a later crossing for the ARC January 2023 fleet as well as a full programme of events at the Southampton Boat Show in September…. Read More

Last Update - September 14, 2022

Weather: Tropics Active in the Pacific and Atlantic

Date Published - September 16, 2022

In the Pacific, Super Typhoon Nanmadol could affect the entire length of Japan, while in the Caribbean all eyes are on Tropical Storm Fiona as it approaches Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. … Read More

Last Update - September 16, 2022

Panama: Canal Authority Confirms New Fees from 2023

Date Published - September 13, 2022

The Panama Canal Authority has confirmed its new toll structure, which will come into force on January 1, 2023 which provides a simplified, value-based pricing structure and reduces the number of tariffs from 430 to fewer than 60…. Read More

Last Update - September 12, 2022

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2022: Hurricane Earl Threatens Bermuda

Date Published - September 09, 2022

After a quieter than usual August, the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season is showing more signs of activity with Hurricane Earl threatening Bermuda and Hurricane Danielle strengthening in the Atlantic and possibly affecting Ireland…. Read More

Last Update - September 09, 2022

Environment: Study Shows Global Decline in Hurricane Frequency

Date Published - September 03, 2022

Climate change researchers have constructed a clearer picture than ever of the occurrence of hurricanes over the last few decades and found that the frequency of the planet’s most devastating storms has decreased over the past century…. Read More

Last Update - August 31, 2022

UK: Hydrographic Office to Phase Out Paper Charts

Date Published - August 20, 2022

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced its intention to develop options for the withdrawal from global paper chart production by late 2026 as it increases its focus on digital navigation products and services…. Read More

Last Update - August 18, 2022