The Outlook: Warm water limits El Niño

By Don White
Updated December 31 2015 - 9:42am, first published June 19 2014 - 4:00am

THE sea surface temperatures (SST) across the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean remains consistent with a developing El Niño event, although the confidence level of this developing has decreased a little in the past couple of weeks mainly due to a continued positive in the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) and to the local area SST.

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