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north atlantic jet stream forecast

The North Atlantic jet stream forecast for the next seven days is shown below. The jet stream is a high altitude wind that tends to flow west to east. In each hemisphere, there are two jet streams, the polar & subtropical, see the graphic at the bottom of this page. Most of Europe experiences the polar jet stream, to north of which the air is cold & to the south it is warm. Beneath the polar jet is the mixing zone where weather systems tend to form, bringing weather fronts carrying rain or snow.

 

The North Atlantic jet stream forecast is provided with the kind permission of stormsurf.com

Northern hemisphere jet streams: