The impact that
weather has on a company’s operations is tremendous. There is no better
example of this phenomenon than the Atlantic Ocean – known for its harsh and
The waters can turn deadly in a matter
of minutes and without accurate and timely information on the weather,
operations can go awry and have far-reaching effects.
At the very
minimum, production schedules have the potential to suffer, equipment may
become damaged, and at the other extreme, the risk of crew injury and
potential loss of human life is a very serious and real threat.
provides a highly dependable and accurate solution to these potential
problems and threats.
is there for its customers every minute of the day, every day of the week,
for 365 days of the year.
The company has two in-house weather forecasting offices – one at its
St. John’s, Newfoundland office, and the
other at its Halifax, Nova Scotia
has the capability to produce marine weather and sea state forecasts world
wide. While concentrating on the Northern Hemisphere,
Oceans Ltd.'s forecast offices can receive, on a continuous basis, ALL
pertinent weather observation data from around the world.
Oceans Ltd.utilizes a complementary mix
of man and machine for its weather forecasts.
The company’s highly educated and experienced weather forecasters work with
the company’s MARINE WEATHER WORKSTATION. This workstation was
developed in-house and provides software tools for synthesizing and
analyzing all observational and forecast data.
The company offers site-specific, area, and route forecasting. Forecasts are client-tailored to meet the individual
needs of each client. Forecasts normally extend out to a lead-time of 48 to
60 hours with an outlook for the subsequent three days. Extended outlook
covering lead-time periods of 6 to 10 days are also available. Forecasts
are normally issued once or twice daily – however, forecasts may be issued
as many times as the client prefers and the client may call the weather office for
up-to-date information as often as needed.
is able to provide marine weather forecasts on any ocean in the world.
As an Atlantic Canadian company,
has provided most of its weather forecasting services to those operating on
the Atlantic Ocean.
company has become the primary source of weather forecasting to the oil and
gas industry offshore Canada’s East Coast. In fact, the company has
been depended upon to provide accurate and timely forecasts to many of the
floating rigs located offshore Newfoundland and Nova Scotia for their weather sensitive