Hurricanes and Cruises - How to Best Avoid a Caribbean Hurricane
Don't let the threat of a summer or fall hurricane keep you from taking a cruise to the Caribbean. Cruise ships can often avoid bad storms.
Caribbean Weather Guide
Tropical storms and hurricanes obviously have a huge impact on Caribbean weather, especially between June and November. But most travelers overestimate the threat of hurricanes while overlooking other weather factors that can affect their trip. Here's some great Caribbean weather information from the About Guide to the Caribbean.
How to Track a Hurricane
Are you fascinated by hurricanes? If so, you might enjoy these computer simulations of famous hurricanes from the About Guide to Weather.
Colorado State University Forecasts
Link to one of the preeminent hurricane forecasting units in the United States. This department prepares annual long range hurricane forecasts each December, and then updates them into the hurricane season.
Geostationary Satellite Server Infrared Image
Check out this satellite picture of the Caribbean. You can check out the weather first hand.
Geostationary Satellite Server--Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
A full set of 12 different weather satellite images from the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific. Includes infrared, water vapor, and visible images.
Hurricane Weather Center
Information on hurricanes and links to other weather/hurricane sites.
La Nina Resource Page
Does it seem to you that the weather is constantly being blamed on La Nina or El Nino? This page provides links to everything you wanted to know about La Nina, including FAQs like, "What is the difference between La Nina and El Nino?"
National Hurricane Center: Tropical Prediction Center
If you are "into" hurricanes, this site has links to all sorts of information, including advisories, predictions, position estimates and strike probabilities.
National Weather Service
The homepage of the National Weather Service provides direct access to U.S. official weather forecast products and observations.
NOAA Hurricane Warning
This site sponsored by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association provides current hurricane warnings.
NOAA Special Marine Warning
This site sponsored by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association of the National Weather Service provides current marine warnings for small craft and other ships.
Have you ever wanted to find out the temperature of the ocean you are sailing? This site has a clickable world map that provides all of the statistics you ever wanted on the world's oceans.