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weather window

[′weth·ər ‚win·dō]
(petroleum engineering)
That part of the year when the weather is suitable for operations, such as pipelaying or platform installation, which cannot be undertaken in adverse sea conditions.
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As a result of pushing as hard as I did I developed frostbite in my right toe, which then put everything into jeopardy, but also pushed everything back and I arrived very late in Denali for that weather window meaning the mountain was unstable as a result of warming up at the end of the year and I had a horrific first day, a potentially catastrophic crevasse fall, which made a brutal mountain even more brutal.
We have a good weather window, which means we have a stable corridor to reach Hawaii," he said, shortly before climbing into the cockpit to test the instruments.
Hundreds of climbers will attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest peak in the coming days as a fair weather window has opened.
ONGC lost the weather window for doing such surveys in offshore areas due to delay in giving away of survey contracts.
For productive stock-like dairy cows and in-lamb ewes, consider cutting and baling small acreages if a short, fine weather window allows for high quality silage.
Around 150 people reached the top of the 8,848m mountain Saturday at the end of the spring weather window, a week after four deaths led to calls for better safety measures to end "traffic jams" near the summit.
Around 150 people reached the top of the 8,848-meter mountain at the end of the spring weather window -- a week after four deaths led to calls for better safety measures to end "traffic jams" near the summit.
Mindful of Canning Basin wet weather operations and their significant impact on mobilisation issues, shareholders are advised that the current weather window is not looking good, with the approach of an early wet season now imminent.
Subject to signing a final agreement and receiving respective government approvals, AuDAX expects to drill the Exploration well to test the Sambuca prospect in the preferred weather window of summer 2010.
With a suitable weather window in the forecast, I-650 was moved into position over the substructure.
Coastguard co-ordinator of the salvage Mick McGarry told WLRfm yesterday: "We are now waiting for the crane barge to proceed with the lifting but it depends on a weather window as well.
A fair weather window of about three days is required to complete the re-floating operation.