Weather Companion

Overview

These spiral bound splash-resistant cards make a quick reference to essential information, and help predict the weather

These cards should be carried on board. They contain all the weather information people find hard to remember such as Sea Areas, Coastal Stations, times of broadcasts, cloud systems, how to predict the weather around lows and highs, and the terms used in broadcasts.  Add a chinagraph pencil and you can fill in details and...

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Overview

These spiral bound splash-resistant cards make a quick reference to essential information, and help predict the weather

These cards should be carried on board. They contain all the weather information people find hard to remember such as Sea Areas, Coastal Stations, times of broadcasts, cloud systems, how to predict the weather around lows and highs, and the terms used in broadcasts.  Add a chinagraph pencil and you can fill in details and make predictions.

The Weather Companion can also be used as a revision aid for the various RYA courses, which it covers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781898660590
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 24
  • Product dimensions: 3.07 (w) x 0.91 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Bartlett was formerly Technical Editor of Motorboat & Yachting magazine. He is a Yachtmaster Instructor and a member of the Royal Institute of Navigation. He currently cruises and races a Sonata.

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Table of Contents

Weather maps.

Highs, lows & fronts.

Predicting winds.

Forecasting.

Wind modification.

Clouds & rain.

Fog.

Thunderstorms.

Terminology.

Sources of forecasts.

Drawing a weather map.

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