The forecast, based on a range of factors from sea surface temperatures to upper-level wind pattern, revealed the following:
Below-normal tropical activity for the North Atlantic Basin
Named Storms 10
Major Hurricanes 2
Above-normal tropical activity for the Western Pacific Ocean
Tropical Systems 30
Wilkens Weather Technologies differs from the National Weather Service and the Hurricane Center by offering customized alerts for specific customer-owned assets as it tracks storm systems. These alerts allow clients to take appropriate action well in advance of the storm.
The company’s tropical weather coverage extends around the globe. It has increased its forecasting coverage of the South China Sea—a fast-growing exploration and production basin for the petroleum industry.