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FIG. 16. Seasonal SST (left) and anomaly (right) for (a, b) DJF 1998/99, (c, d) MAM 1999, (e, f) JJA 1999 and (g, h) SON 1999. Contour interval is 1C, with the 0.5C anomaly contour included. Anomalies are departures from the 1961–90 adjusted Optimal Interpolation (OI) climatology (Smith and Reynolds 1998).