Update for Feb 10
So our gliders are continuing to push along their path to cross the Atlantic.
To the north, Silbo is continuing to force his way down the up escalator as he flies down the western side of the warm clockwise spinning eddy to his east. Due to this eddy, Silbo has seen a steady flux to the North West over the past few weeks. However, we are now just 100 km from the bottom of the eddy, where Silbo may finally see favorable currents for the first time since the inspection back in early October!!
To the south, Challenger is continuing to glide to the North as she encounters the western flux from the counter clockwise rotating warm eddy to her north west. With the current way point, we are hoping that the location of the currents will work in our favor allowing us to turn west with the eddy (below the second eddy to the north) and crossing to the west before heading north. This provides us with a safe route onwards north without coming close to the EEZ of Namibia.
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