(Weather Hobbyist)
Tue Aug 05 2008 08:26 AM
Re: CV Waves

I have been watching the waves as they come off Africa, applying what knowledge I have learned from lurking around here every season since Charlie. This morning I noticed this strong wave just moving into water and what looking like bread crumbs of convection leading out to the islands. Now I am just trying out some knowledge I think I finally understand. ( I am an artist, this requires the other side of the brain thinking that I don't do as well with! ) It looks like there is dry air that would be sheer? that will mess with it as it moves into cooler water, but its south. Does that mean the water is a bit warmer here? This just seemed like a strong one. Does the "bread crumbs" of ?convection feed a wave like this, or help steer its course?


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