The name of this unofficial volunteer tropical cyclone forecasting center is Wiki-Hurricanes Forecasting Center, and is abbreviated as WHFC.


To provide amateur meteorologist discourse on tropical cyclone and unofficial, independent tropical cyclone monitoring and forecasting for predominantly oceanic areas bound to the west by the International Date Line, to the south by the equator, and to the east by the line delineating the Atlantic Ocean from the Indian Ocean. The "Atlantic" basin is defined as the Atlantic Ocean within the aforementioned boundaries including the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Mediterranean Sea, and other auxiliary basins; the "East Pacific" basin is defined as the Pacific Ocean within the aforementioned boundaries.

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