Weather Wise: Reading Weather Signs

Weather Wise: Reading Weather Signs

by Alan Watts
     
 

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Weather Wise gives you the tools to answer the questions we always ask about the weather. As well as giving us the ins and outs about seasons, cloud formation, rain, wind, hill and mountain weather, thunder, and the development of storms and hurricanes, this handy book will enable you to make your own predictions - what is coming, when it will arrive, and how severe

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Weather Wise gives you the tools to answer the questions we always ask about the weather. As well as giving us the ins and outs about seasons, cloud formation, rain, wind, hill and mountain weather, thunder, and the development of storms and hurricanes, this handy book will enable you to make your own predictions - what is coming, when it will arrive, and how severe it will be.

No other weather book has the practical hands-on approach that Alan Watts brings to the subject, and his reputation for explaining complicated meteorological situations in an understandable way is second to none. Packed with practical tips, hints and facts, Weather Wise will be invaluable for sailors, walkers, climbers, skiers, golfers and all outdoor enthusiasts.

Editorial Reviews

Canal Boat & Inland Waterways
A must for anyone who enjoys the outdoors
The Great Outdoors
An invaluable addition to the bookshelf of any outdoor enthusiast
Maritime Journal
This is the book for anyone fed up with having their picnic or day of sailing ruined by the inaccurate forecasts of the professionals
Lymington Times
Well illustrated with diagrams and photographs that reflect the beauty of the natural phenomena, this paperback passes on information in a useful and absorbing way
The International Journal of Meteorology
The book succeeds briliantly... Highly recommended
Latitudes & Attitudes
This book is designed to free you from depending on the weatherman for your weather. It s a practical hands-on approach, explained by a man who has a way of cutting through the scientific jargon and making weather easy for a sailor to understand.
Sailing

Those looking for a better understanding of the weather and how to forecast it will be able to breeze through this book. Written for the layman, Weather Wise by Alan Watts is a brief and easy guide to weather phenomena. . . . Watts also includes eye-catching color photographs from his own collection to help illustrate his talking points.

Library Bookwatch

Filled with practical advice for novice meteorologists who want to better understand the sky above, Weather Wise is essential for any outdoor lover whose hobby depends on the condition of the skies, but most particularly anyone sailing upon the rivers, lakes, seas, and oceans of the world.

SAILING
Those looking for a better understanding of the weather and how to forecast it will be able to breeze through this book. Written for the layman, Weather Wise by Alan Watts is a brief and easy guide to weather phenomena. . . . Watts also includes eye-catching color photographs from his own collection to help illustrate his talking points.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574092660
Publisher:
Sheridan House, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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