Nick Shay

Nick Shay

Lynn K. "Nick" Shay is a professor of oceanography in the Ocean Sciences Department at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Shay’s research focuses on mesoscale air-sea interactions and coastal ocean processes for both weak and strong winds such as hurricanes.

Loop Current

2022 hurricane season: Loop Current forecast looks a lot like 2005

By: - May 22, 2022

  The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, and the Gulf of Mexico is already warmer than average. Even more worrying is a current of warm tropical water that is looping unusually far into the Gulf for this time of year, with the power to turn tropical storms into monster hurricanes. It’s called the […]