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Friday, April 18, 2014

Mostly Sunny

The CoCoView Resort Weather Forecast
This weather forecast is intended for CoCoView Resort guests and applies only to the south side of Roatan

CoCoView is at 16.4°N Latitude x 86.4°W Longitude
in the
   NW Caribbean Sea


             CoCoView Resort, www.cocoviewresort.com , 800-510-8164

How to use this page:
The title of each of the figures below is linked to the page where the information originates.
Since I write and post early in the day and generally do not update the page until the next morning; by clicking on the link, it allows you, the viewer, to get the latest information.
This is not only convenient but allows you to track weather events such as cold fronts and hurricanes from a single web page.
In addition, in the right column is a very useful widget. It is a trip planner...yesteryear's weather at a glance.This widget lets you check historic weather for your trip dates.

Friday, Apr. 18, 2014
Today, skies will be sunny. Winds will be ESE in direction at 12 mph to 15 mph; increasing to 20 mph to 25 mph from the ENE this afternoon and evening. Seas will be choppy 2 to 4 feet or higher.
Expect moderate easterly tradewinds and seas starting Saturday.
The air temperatures will range from the mid 70s (ºF) to the mid 80s (ºF) or 24ºC to 26ºC.
Ocean water temperatures are 80°F to 82°F or 24ºC to 25ºC. Visibility is 20 to 80 ft.
The SAL (Saharan Air Layer) has changed in area and in density. See Figs. 16 and 17 below.
 
















Fig 17 - Recent changes in the Saharan Air Layer


low tide 5:06 am LT                Moon Rise – 9:24 am LT
high tide 10:13 am LT             Moon Set – 8:12 pm LT
low tide 5:07 pm LT                Sunrise – 5:31 am LT
high tide 12:25 am LT             Sunset – 6:03 pm LT



Thursday, April 17, 2014

Mostly Sunny and Windy

The CoCoView Resort Weather Forecast
This weather forecast is intended for CoCoView Resort guests and applies only to the south side of Roatan

CoCoView is at 16.4°N Latitude x 86.4°W Longitude
in the
   NW Caribbean Sea


             CoCoView Resort, www.cocoviewresort.com , 800-510-8164

How to use this page:
The title of each of the figures below is linked to the page where the information originates.
Since I write and post early in the day and generally do not update the page until the next morning; by clicking on the link, it allows you, the viewer, to get the latest information.
This is not only convenient but allows you to track weather events such as cold fronts and hurricanes from a single web page.
In addition, in the right column is a very useful widget. It is a trip planner...yesteryear's weather at a glance.This widget lets you check historic weather for your trip dates.

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014
Today, skies will be sunny with some haze possible, due to areas of smoke over the Gulf of Honduras and Central America. Winds will be ESE in direction at 12 mph to 15 mph or less during the day; increasing to 20 mph to 25 mph or higher from the ENE this afternoon and evening. Seas will be choppy 2 to 4 feet or higher. Divers should exercise caution exiting and entering the boats, especially on the afternoon dives.
This morning, there is a weak frontal system from the Straits of Florida to the Yucatan Peninsula. It will drift N tonight and then move E on Friday as a cold front.
Expect strong easterly tradewinds and high seas Thursday through Saturday.
The air temperatures will range from the mid 70s (ºF) to the mid 80s (ºF) or 24ºC to 26ºC.
Ocean water temperatures are 80°F to 82°F or 24ºC to 25ºC. Visibility is 20 to 80 ft.
The SAL (Saharan Air Layer) has changed in area and in density. See Figs. 16 and 17 below.









 





Fig 17 - Recent changes in the Saharan Air Layer


low tide 4:08 am LT             Moon Rise – 8:27 am LT
high tide 9:16 am LT            Moon Set – 7:19 pm LT
low tide 4:05 pm LT             Sunrise – 5:31 am LT
high tide 11:11 pm LT         Sunset – 6:03 pm LT



Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hazy Skies Due to Smoke in the Air

The CoCoView Resort Weather Forecast
This weather forecast is intended for CoCoView Resort guests and applies only to the south side of Roatan

CoCoView is at 16.4°N Latitude x 86.4°W Longitude
in the
   NW Caribbean Sea


             CoCoView Resort, www.cocoviewresort.com , 800-510-8164

How to use this page:
The title of each of the figures below is linked to the page where the information originates.
Since I write and post early in the day and generally do not update the page until the next morning; by clicking on the link, it allows you, the viewer, to get the latest information.
This is not only convenient but allows you to track weather events such as cold fronts and hurricanes from a single web page.
In addition, in the right column is a very useful widget. It is a trip planner...yesteryear's weather at a glance.This widget lets you check historic weather for your trip dates.

Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014
Today, skies will be hazy due to a large area of smoke over the Gulf of Honduras and Central America. ( See Fig. 7 below)
Visibility is forecast to be 3NM or less.
(Go to: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/MIAOFFNT3.shtml )
 AMZ017-170300-
GULF OF HONDURAS-
1053 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 17N W OF 87W...AND E TO SE 10
TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF SMOKE. VSBY 3 NM.
.TONIGHT...S OF 17N W OF 87W...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF SMOKE WITH VSBY 3 NM.
.THU...S OF 17N W OF 87W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.
 Winds will be light and variable in direction at 10 mph or less during the day; increasing to 10 mph to 20 mph from the E this evening. Seas will be moderate to calm at 1 to 3 feet.
This morning, there is a weakening cold front from the Straits of Florida to the Yucatan Peninsula. It will stall there, before drifting N tonight and then moving E on Friday, as a cold front.
Expect strong easterly tradewinds and high seas Thursday through Saturday.
The air temperatures will range from the mid 70s (ºF) to the mid 80s (ºF) or 24ºC to 26ºC.
Ocean water temperatures are 80°F to 82°F or 24ºC to 25ºC. Visibility is 20 to 80 ft.
The SAL (Saharan Air Layer) has changed in area and in density. See Figs. 16 and 17 below.











Fig 17 - Recent changes in the Saharan Air Layer


low tide 3:18 am LT              Moon Rise – 7:31 am LT
high tide 8:30 am LT             Moon Set – 6:30 pm LT
low tide 3:15 pm LT              Sunrise – 5:32 am LT
high tide 10:09 pm LT           Sunset – 6:03 pm LT