How rough is the Irish Sea?
Most of the time, it’s fairly normal to cross on, nothing too rough (I do the journey a few times a year, usually about 10 times in total) but come bad weather, Ireland and Britain’s ability to be hit by the tail end of Atlantic storms and the fact they are the first two landmasses said storms meet on the East of the …
What are the sea conditions in the Bay of Biscay?
Bay Of Biscay, Sea Areas
How do I find the weather at sea?
These methods include:
- A single side band (SSB) receiver.
- An SSB transceiver.
- A satellite hotspot.
- A black box satellite weather device.
- A satellite telephone.
- A satellite messenger.
Why is the Irish Sea so dirty?
As has been said the East coast was once habitable land until the sea levels rose and submerged it. The river Rhine flowed into the sea along the English Channel. Because it’s shallow and the incidence of storms mud gets swirled into the waters of the North Sea and English Channel.
Are there whales in the Irish Sea?
Irish waters were designated as Europe’s first whale and dolphin sanctuary in 1991 and, to date, 25 species of cetacean have been recorded in Irish coastal and offshore waters. There are few, if any, marine tourism operators in Ireland that focus their activities on wild cetaceans alone.
Where is the forties shipping area?
Forties – an area in the North Sea named after a sandbank and also an area called the “Long Forties” which is fairly consistently 40 fathoms deep (73m).
How do I find the sea state?
The sea state can either be assessed by an experienced observer, like a trained mariner or through instruments like weather buoys, wave radar or remote sensing satellites. In the case of buoy measurements, the statistics are determined for a time interval in which the sea state can be considered to be constant.
Why is the Bay of Biscay choppy?
“Winds blow from America to Europe and the waves grow all the way as they travel from west to east,” says Prof Adrian New, from the National Oceanography Centre. “These swell waves can be felt in the Bay of Biscay if you’re still in deep water 100 miles out.
How do I receive Grib files at sea?
How It Works
- Select Your Route. Click and drag the start and finish waypoints for your trip.
- Download GRIB Files. Click on the download button to download your GRIB files.
- View GRIB Files. The GRIB files from your latest download are automatically displayed, and can be animated by the control menus.
- Trip Tools.