Norman Lynagh


Norman Lynagh FRMetS CMet

Public email: 


01298 871111

Contact address: 

Norman Lynagh Weather Consultancy, "Sunnyville", Tideswell, Derbyshire SK17 8HS UK

Current Employment: 

1961-67 employed by UK Meteorological Office on observing duties.  Trained as a Forecaster at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Training School in 1967-68 then worked on forecasting duties in Australia and New Guinea.  Joined Imcos Marine Ltd in 1970 and spent next 10 years working in many parts of the world providing specialist weather forecasting services to the offshore oil and gas industry.  Joined the Noble Denton Group in 1980 and was at the forefront of the development of weather services within the Group. Managing Director of Noble Denton Weather Services Ltd 1987-1996.  Established Norman Lynagh Weather Consultancy in 1996.


Recent work: 

Expert witness on major marine arbitrations and non-marine litigation
Numerous investigations relating to insurance claims - both large and small
Project meteorologist on major international marine operations.



Forecasting, particularly marine
Worldwide climate
Hindcasting of past weather events
Forensic Meteorology
Metocean criteria for offshore design




UK, Italy, Norway, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Bahrain, Qatar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Australia, New Guinea, Madagascar, South Africa, Gabon, Mauritania, Morocco, Libya, Canada, USA