weather routing

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The provision of information about the optimum route to be taken for shipping, the relocation of oil rigs, and similar tasks, with the aim of minimizing risk of damage to cargo, vessels, or tows, and economizing on fuel, etc. Factors that may be taken into account include wave height and direction, wind speeds, ice conditions, and the occurrence of fog.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology — Maritime History.

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