Accession Number:

ADA046542

Title:

Meteorological Phenomena of the Arabian Sea,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION RESEARCH FACILITY MONTEREY CALIF

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Report Date:

1977-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

184.0

Abstract:

This document, the product of extensive literature research, provides a single and comprehensive reference text for the operational forecaster in the Arabian Sea and Gulfs of Aden and Oman. It contains extensive climatological information, descriptions of significant meteorological phenomena and relevant forecasting aids, discussions of meteorological conditions affecting various regional ports, and a representative assortment of typical weather sequences depicted by both satellite imagery and conventional data. General information on the large-scale Asian monsoon and its relationship to the Arabian Sea region is presented. Also discussed are the significant meteorological phenomena associated with time and space variations in the Arabian Sea monsoon forecasting aids and typical weather sequences are provided. Seasonal progressions of weather events are discussed variations from normal conditions are described in first-hand reports from observers in the field. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE