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Atlantic Pilot Atlas by James Clarke

By James Clarke

The Atlantic Pilot Atlas presents a whole advisor to the elements of the North and South Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Now revised for the 5th variation, it contains climate forecasting, worldwide warming and storm avoidance details in addition to wind and present charts, wave heights, tropical cyclone tracks and transport routes. Any skipper considering an ocean crossing must be aware of what stipulations he's more likely to meet en path, so that it will plan a secure and cozy passage, and this e-book offers precisely what's wanted. forty particularly drawn colour charts convey distinctive details at the winds, currents, gale frequencies, tough sea stipulations, typhoon tracks and suggested crusing routes for every month of the yr for these types of oceans.

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Te~el8 lUrn ale generally highe/ lilan 26"C ; this temperature extends sooth to 2S"S on the Brnil coast I" 3O"S. mean all lemperaluie is 24"t at the S America coas l and west o121l"W. and falls to 18"C at the Africa coast; this toatt is cooled by the Benguela Curlent. fica CNSt. and 11"C $OUth of S Africa. Off Cape HlII'n. mean air tempera'",e is set ; this i$Otherm utendi to abollt 4M sooth of Cape of Good Hope. VISIBILITY No fog, eotept along the coasts. octurS north of 20"S. 1'/ linle norm of 30"S.

Along the 4O"N parallel. mean air temperalures range from 15°C oH ,he New Jersey <:oast to 2O"C at4D"W. lallillQ to 18"C 3t the POrlllgal eGU!. At2O"N. temperatures IIIIGe from 28"C in tire Caribbean to 22"C at the Afriea eGast VISIBILfTY Obsel1lations reponing visihility 01 less than 2 miles are leulreqtJenl alld widespread in OClOKr than in any ether month. Areas reporting 11)% frequencies. fVet!. are located over the Biry of fulldV. w;ltl/f$ along the eaSE coast of Newloundlarod ilnd Baffin Island.

Esi, include In area that e~lends alllllli Ihe coast frem the sDlIIlleaslem US to Nuva Scolia. lO"N 4O"W and an aua extending frolll _theBSI Greenland to near 5O"W. l eading Irolll me Great l akt$. the majority of a,uatropical cydOtl8$ cross the Gull of St lawr8f)ce and head lor IiCUthwest Greenland. Other primary tracks lead from near 31t"N 6O"W IItIOSS Iceland into the NOIWe1iian Sea. lIIlIIacross HIIIISCln Bay. rn Spain to Yugoslavia. TROPICAL CYCLONES Tropical cydone activity has deCfllased substantially since the warmer mooths.

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