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Is The Atlantic Turbulent on Jan 27th?  
User currently offlineLY777 From France, joined Nov 2005, 2671 posts, RR: 2
Posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2389 times:

Hi,
my brother in law flies MIA-CDG tonight. He is a very nervous traveller and he asked me to check if his flight is supposed to be smooth or bumpy.
Thanks!


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User currently onlinesevenheavy From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 1156 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2331 times:

There's a pretty strong jetstream that will probably make for a quick flight. It could be a little bumpy in places but the jetstream does look pretty constant which might keep things a bit smoother.

Unfortunately a few bumps across the Atlantic at this time of year are almost inevitable, but there's nothing to suggest anything nasty



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User currently offlineLY777 From France, joined Nov 2005, 2671 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2258 times:

ok,thanks. I tried turbulenceforecast.com, but the map they show is less understandable for a newbie. I loved their red/Yellow maps.


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User currently offline73G From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 128 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days ago) and read 2123 times:

Not sure if your brother-in-law is on AFR or AAL this evening but the planned routes for both are fairly similar. WSI is forecasting three areas of turbulence along the planned routes. The first area to the north of BDA is forecast to be light. The second area is south-southeast of New Foundland, and also light. The third and final area will be from around coast-in on the French coast through the descent into CDG. That area is forecast for light and occasional moderate. All in all, other than a few bumps here and there it should be a pretty smooth flight.

User currently offlinealitalia744 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 4745 posts, RR: 45
Reply 4, posted (1 year 6 months 4 days ago) and read 2047 times:

Although a diff route, flew JFK-CDG last night on Air France and flight was smooth as heck, albeit very short! We did not hit any chop until top of descent into CDG.


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