Marine Weather

Reference Maps


The World Factbook
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/docs/refmaps.html

Weather

National Weather Service - U.S. Marine Forecasts
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/marine_map.htm

National Weather Service - U.S. Local Forecasts by City and State

Southern Regionhttp://www.srh.noaa.gov/
Central Regionhttp://www.crh.noaa.gov/
Western Regionhttp://www.wrh.noaa.gov/
Eastern Regionhttp://www.erh.noaa.gov/
Pacific Regionhttp://www.prh.noaa.gov/pr/hq/
Alaska Regionhttp://www.arh.noaa.gov/
Marine Weather


Global Marine Weather


http://www.wunderground.com/MAR/

Marine links for Northern Atlantic Ocean marine forecasts

U.S. Atlantic Ocean waters from Maine to New Jersey
U.S. Atlantic Ocean waters from New Jersey to Georgia
Florida and Eastern Gulf of Mexico
Texas and Western Gulf of Mexico
Caribbean Sea
Entire Northern Atlantic Ocean
Canadian Atlantic Ocean waters and Canadian inland lakes
United Kingdom, France, and Norway
Europe

Weather observation station locator (NOAA)
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/stationlocator.html

National Data Buoy Center (NOAA)
Find current wind, wave and temperature information for a specific buoy http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/rmd.shtml

Buoy locations by Latitude and Longitude
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/wstat.shtml

Detailed maps showing wind direction and strength.
Click on this URL and change buoy number to see different locations.
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/quikscat.php?station=41001

Beaufort Wind Scale- download .pdf reference card
http://www.boatingandmarineinfo.org/forces.pdf

Beaufort Wind Scale - descriptions and photo illustrations
http://www.boatingandmarineinfo.org/beaufort.html

Beaufort Wind Scale - Historical piece & graphs of wind forces
http://yachting.web.cern.ch/yachting/courses/beaufort.html

Tropical Cyclones - Short online course with University of Wisconsin
http://dmc.engr.wisc.edu/courses/hazards/BB02-05.html

If you need more information about Marine Weather, Visit:

http://www.wunderground.com/MAR/ 
http://www.asa.com/sailing_resources.html