Sailing Weather Service has weather training courses geared to any level of sailor, from local club to America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race winners. Our courses can be tailored to your interests and needs.
Sensing the Weather Extending your view beyond the horizon Using Satellite Images
o How satellite images are obtained and where to view
o Types of imagery (visible and infrared)
o Identifying cloud types from satellite images Using Radar Images
o How radar images are obtained and where to view
o Interpreting radar images Satellite derived winds
Weather Models: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly How a model attempts to predict the weather Types of weather models Using weather models before you set sail
Using Marine Weather Forecasts Common marine weather terms Consulting multiple sources Limitations of marine weather forecasts Understanding why nothing is certain Plan for the worst, hope for the best
GRIB Files, A Cost Effective and Simple Tool For Visualizing The Weather. Understanding GRIBS Obtaining GRIBS Using GRIBS
Day Sailors, What to Know Before You Go Painting a weather picture in 10 minutes How to approach the “sunny” day How to approach the “cloudy” day
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