|HURRICANE IKE in the GULF OF MEXICO on September 12, 2008
Padre Island is visible in the clear area to the west of Hurricane IKE.
Not a good day for Pelagic Birding.
Weather Monitoring and Forecasting Information for the Gulf of Mexico Basin.
National Weather Service Forecast Office Brownsville Texas
This site gives a detailed Marine weather forecast for these quadrants (below) of offshore Texas.
National Data Buoy Center Buoy 42002
This link take you to the data page for Buoy 42020 (pictured below). You can review all the
meteorological data collected with in the last few days and also see graphs of the trends.
TABS Texas Automated Buoy System
This site gives a detailed Gulf wide map view forecast of Wave Height based on current
weather models. See Below.
National Data Buoy Center: Western Gulf of Mexico
Osprey Fishing Boats South Padre Island
After reviewing all the forecast models and sea state buoys be sure to
call the boat after noon on the day before departure to make sure the trip is a "GO".
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