Self-Paced Courses – Introduction to Weather
This workshop forms part of our Navigation Qualification. It’s a great introduction and foundation to weather
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What you get:
- Unlimited support via phone or email
- Video presentations taking you through:
- Introduction to weather
- What is weather?
- What causes weather?
- Trade winds
- Synoptic charts
- Highs and lows
- Cyclones/Tropical revolving storms: development and warning signs: action
- Ridges, troughs, frontal depressions
- Warm and cold fronts, occluded fronts: what does this mean to us?
- Jet streams
- Line squalls
- Local weather patters
- Storm surge
- Synoptic charts – forecast and a case study
- Pressure and wind strength
7 QUIZZES to test your knowledge step-by-step
21 VIDEOS, sit back and watch and learn
CHECKLIST – Cyclone Preparation (download)
ARTICLE/PHOTOS – Clouds
ARTICLE – Interpret, adjust, prepare: forecasting
TIPS/TRICKS – what we learned to watch for with over 20 years on the water
DISCOUNTED BOOK: Understand Weather – A Mariner’s Guide
If you’d like to book the full navigation course, which includes (with Navigation) Weather, Passage Planning, and Col Regs – at a discounted price Click here.
OR just book the Weather section for now – $24.99 Take this course
As well as: Self-Paced Courses – Introduction to Weather – See what else we get up to here.
Sailing the world we relied on WeatherFax for our weather. For over 20 years we studied synoptic charts together with local forecasting.
Here is a bit more information on Synoptic charts: Click here
Here’s one story as to why you must constantly monitor the weather
Do you understand storms: Click here.