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The National Hurricane Center is again partnering with NOAA’s Southeast and Caribbean Regional Collaboration Team to offer a series of hurricane-related webinars prior to the start of the 2021 hurricane season.

Published 2021-04-22

The series will begin on May 3rd with a presentation by NHC Director Ken Graham on the record setting 2020 hurricane season. He will be joined by USAID’s Tim Callaghan who will discuss the USAID response in Central America to Hurricanes Eta and Iota, and Roger Erikson of WFO Lake Charles who will talk about the impacts of the 2020 season in southwestern Louisiana.

Termination of the Marine Weather Discussion Text Product from NHC Effective May 17 2021

Published 2021-04-19

Effective May 17, 2021, the NWS will discontinue the Marine Weather Discussion text product issued by the National Hurricane Center. This product provided the scientific rationale behind NHC's Offshore Waters Forecast for the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and western North Atlantic to summarize the warnings in effect.

Soliciting comments through April 1, 2022 on experimental Track and Error Cone Graphics from Central Pacific Hurricane Center for tropical cyclones in the South and western North Pacific basins based on Joint Typhoon Warning Center forecasts

Published 2021-04-13

The NWS is soliciting public comments through April 1, 2022, on experimental Track and Error Cone Graphics provided by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) for tropical cyclones (TC) in the South Pacific and western North Pacific basins. These forecasts are issued by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC).

Soliciting comments through April 1, 2022, on experimental Wind Speed Probability Graphics from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center for tropical cyclones in the South and western North Pacific basins based on forecasts issued by the JTWC

Published 2021-04-13

The NWS is seeking feedback through April 1, 2022, on experimental Tropical Cyclone Wind Speed Probability Graphics based on forecasts from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) for tropical cyclones in the South Pacific and western North Pacific basins. These graphics will be issued by the NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC).

Soliciting comments through April 1, 2022 on experimental Arrival of Tropical- Storm-Force Winds Graphics for the South Pacific and western North Pacific provided by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) based on forecasts from the JTWC

Published 2021-04-13

The NWS is soliciting public comments through April 1, 2022, on experimental graphics provided by the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) that project the arrival time of tropical-storm-force winds for tropical cyclones in the South Pacific and western North Pacific basins based on Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) forecasts.

Addition of the Extreme Wind Warning to the Suite of Tropical Products Issued by WFO Honolulu Effective on or around June 1, 2021

Published 2021-04-13

Effective on or around June 1, 2021, Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Honolulu will add the ability to issue an Extreme Wind Warning (EWW) based upon the same criteria as WFOs in the Atlantic basin.

Discontinuing the OPC Marine Weather Discussion (MIM) Effective 2200 UTC April 29, 2021

Published 2021-04-13

The NWS National Centers for Environmental Prediction’s (NCEP) Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) will be discontinuing the Marine Weather Discussion (MIM) text product with the last issuance of the product on Thursday, April 29, 2021 around 2200 UTC.

Soliciting Comments through April 21, 2021, on Proposal to Discontinue Small Craft Exercise Caution Headline

Published 2021-04-13

Through April 21, 2021, the NWS Southern Region is soliciting feedback on a proposal to discontinue the Small Craft Exercise Caution (SCEC) headline in the Coastal Waters Forecast text product.

Station pages on the NDBC website (https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/) are not updating and there is no expected time of return at this time.

Published 2021-03-11

On 03/09/2021 the NDBC primary processing servers were shut off due to a facilities issue. Station pages on the NDBC website (https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/) are not updating and there is no expected time of return at this time. We will update this banner as we learn more.

Station pages on the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) website are not updating

Published 2021-03-11

On 03/09/2021 the NDBC primary processing servers were shut off due to a facilities issue. Station pages on the NDBC website (https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/) are not updating and there is no expected time of return at this time. We will update this banner as we learn more.