Category Archives: South Central Pacific

Stratocumulus deck out of place

Where in the world is this stratocumulus deck?


The subtropical deck extends 2000 km from east to west, It looks like it should be lying over the southeastern Pacific (SEP), but this deck extends from 130-160 W, where the average daytime stratocumulus cover is 25% (see below), compared with 50% over the SEP.