We call major revolving storms hurricanes in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific. What are these storms called in Asian waters?
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Thanks to the many readers who sent in answers to last week’s Minbender: When navigating and sailing in tropical waters, what does the color of the water tell you when it changes from deep blue to turquoise to pale white?
Congratulations to Skip Ransom, s/v Neriad, who answered: I am in the Exumas, Bahamas, where I see this every day. If you are sailing from deep blue water through turquoise toward pale white water, you’re about to run aground on a sandbank, if you haven’t already. Been there, done that. Best to beat a quick retreat.”