Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts
A guide to discovering and enjoying the islands of St Martin and St Barts. Half-French, half-Dutch, St Martin offers Orient Bay, the St. Tropez of the Caribbean; duty-free shopping in Philipsburg; Marigot, with chic French boutiques and superb food; and Restaurant Row in Grand Case, with great eateries in charming Creole houses. St Barts has few buildings higher than one story, no large hotels, memorable food and 22 beautiful beaches along turquoise seas.
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Page 6 - A hurricane's winds flow counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. Toward the storm's center the entire system is pushed by upper-atmosphere winds 10,000 to 40,000 feet above the earth.
Page 5 - Tropical Depression: An organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined circulation and maximum sustained winds of 38 mph (33 knots) or less.
Page 5 - These winds blow in a large spiral around a relatively calm center of extremely low pressure known as the eye. Around the rim of the eye, winds may gust to more than 200 miles per hour. The storm dominates the ocean surface and lower atmosphere over tens of thousands of square miles.