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Winter Forecast From the European Centre

Following on from Saturday's musing (looking at the forecast for winter 2020-2021 from the CFS) I thought I would bring you the latest winter forecast from the ECMWF. The model that the forecast is generated by is the SEAS5 model which became operational about 3 years ago. The forecast parameters

Phenomenal Seas? Maybe…

   Above are the forecast sustained wind speed charts from the GFS for the six-hours preceding (from left to right) 06.00am, 12.00pm and 06.00pm on Saturday. The light orange colour shows near gale force winds (32-38mph), dark orange shows areas of gales (39-46mph) while red shows where we can expect severe