Accession Number : ADA259948

Title :   U. S. Navy Regional Climatic Study of the Persian Gulf and the Northern Arabian Sea.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER ASHEVILLE NC

Personal Author(s) : Brower, William A., Jr. ; Baldwin, Ronald G. ; Franks, Phala L.

Report Date : JUL 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 271

Abstract : This climatic study of The Persian Gulf and The Northern Arabian Sea consists of monthly isopleth charts and/or tables of (1) clouds, (2) precipitation, (3) visibility, (4) mid and low range ceiling and visibilities, (5) wind-visibility-cloudiness, (6) mean scalar wind speed, (7) wind speed less than 11 knots and greater or equal to 34 knots, (8) wind speed 11-21 knots and 22-33 knots, (9) surface wind roses, (10) air and sea surface temperature, (11) wave height, (12) surface currents and (13) station climate summaries.

Descriptors :   *ARABIAN SEA, *PERSIAN GULF, *METEOROLOGY, *CLIMATOLOGY, CEILING, CHARTS, CLIMATE, CLOUDS, GULFS, OCEANS, PRECIPITATION, SURFACE TEMPERATURE, TEMPERATURE, VISIBILITY, WIND, WEATHER STATIONS, NAVAL RESEARCH, CURRENTS, SOUTHWEST ASIA, ARABIA.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE