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4-Hour Practical Weather Course (Anacortes, May 13)

$100.00 (Includes General Admission)

TrawlerfestWeather and how to get one’s forecast is a big topic, so we’ve decided to hone in on the need-to-know basics. In practical Weather,·Lee Chesneau, veteran mariner and former forecaster for the U.S. Navy and National Weather Service, explains basic weather terminology and concepts such as temperature, wind and pressure and cloud identification. He then reviews all the different free and paid ways to get weather forecasts on a boat. Everything from OCENS and Sirius, and the services provided by MFD-makers, explaining which is best for what set of cruising circumstances and what they cost. This includes a briefing on GRIB files and how to use them.

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8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Port of Anacortes
1019 Q Ave #C
Anacortes WA 98221