Simon Bevan

30+ years of providing meteorological and oceanographic services from marine and aviation forecasting to optimum ship routing and voyage reconstruction, including command of national global weather and oceanographic forecasting centres. WMO qualified meteorological forecaster with 14 years sea experience/bridge time. Directed and coordinated strategic planning, governance and contract liaison for planning of UK Hydrographic and UK Met Office defence programmes within the Ministry of Defence budget.

The Baltic – Ice makes a comeback

The extent of Baltic Sea ice is nearing climatological norms following a period of several years when it has been well below normal levels.

Will weather forecasting always be chaotic?

Our atmosphere and oceans are chaotic systems in continual motion with multiple chains of cause and effect whereby a small cause can eventually be amplified to greater and greater effects.