What information we get from Routeing Chart ?

The data that is available on a Monthly Routeing Chart are as follows :
  • Ice information – maximum ice limits.
  • Position of ocean weather ships.
  • Recommended tracks and distances.
  • Bailie wind rose.
  • Areas of low visibility predominant.
  • Mean air temperature guide.
  • Beaufort wind force of 7 and higher predominant.(TRS).
  • Dew point and mean sea temperatures.
  • Loadline demarkation limits.
  • Scale.

In addition,

  • Loadlines for the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Suez;
  • Iceberg limit and pack ice limit;
  • Ocean Currents – predominant direction and speed in knots.


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