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Understanding Weather and Cruise Decision Making Class (Seattle, Jan 25)

Seattle Boat ShowCruising on the Northwest waters always involves receiving the marine weather forecast issued from NOAA or Environment Canada. We will delve into the weather mapping including wind/wave forecasts, surface analysis and the 500 Mb charts.
This course will examine:

  • The difference in charts and their purpose
  • Upper air constant pressure surface; fundamental concepts for mapping weather above the surface on various constant pressure surfaces versus their altitude differences
  • Fundamentals of marine weather map interpretation, & weather pattern recognition
  • Integration of 500 Mb charts with surface weather maps(surface pressure & wind & wave charts) for complete understanding of marine weather forecasts
  • Introductory vessel routing & heavy weather avoidance using the total suite of marine weather charts
  • Participants will be offered some key strategies for their decision-making on the water for more enjoyable and safe time

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Cost: $39

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

CenturyLink Field
800 Occidental Ave. S.
Seattle WA 98134