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Titanic 104th Anniversary: Weather Conditions

104 years ago (April 15, 1912) the RMS Titanic met its catastrophic end in the cold Atlantic Ocean. So what were the weather conditions like? PC: The Washington Post High pressure was settled right over top of the RMS Titanic giving crystal clear skies and calm winds which helped to produce glassy seas. PC: Smithsonianmag.com   One theory is that there was a mirage present which kept the iceberg hidden until it was too late. The Smithsonian Magazine explains that the COLD (we’re talking water temps in the upper 20’s) Labrador current and the warm Gulf Stream…