As Silbo pursues the newly given way point out at 44˚ 30 N, 30˚ W we see a nice agreement amongst the forecast models.  Although it is a little hard to see due to the different levels of smoothing used in the three models, Copernicus, HYCOM and RTOFS are all currently showing similar signals in the eddy field that lies ahead that will allow Silbo to continue on the step-like path to the north east we plan to take on our way towards England.

Copernicus Forecast July 20

Copernicus Forecast July 20


HYCOM Forecast July 20


RTOFS Forecast July 20


Step like path proposed week of July 12th that the piloting team plans on taking towards Europe as the mission progresses

Force Wind Sea & Honor