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Salish Sea Weather   

Class Overview

Have you ever been surprised by the weather or wished you had understood the weather forecast better in advance of a boating excursion? Learn how to understand the vital parts of a marine weather forecast so you know what to expect and how to prepare. 

Knowing the water conditions is critical to safe boating. Since weather conditions on the water can differ greatly from those on land, it's important to listen to the marine forecast before heading out. Learn about the science behind weather systems and the basics of global weather patterns.

Get an introduction to interpreting atmostpheric pressure, fronts, and other weather data. Become familiar with the specifics of the Salish Sea weather patterns and  hone your observational skills. Gain tools and resources that will be most valuable for you to obtain marine weather information. 

This class will help you feel more knowledgeable about weather conditions on the water and how to prepare for your next trip.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • understand the basics of global weather patterns
  • interpret atomospheric pressure, fronts, and other weather data
  • be familiar wtih the correlation between wind and sea state
  • understand specifics of Salish Sea weather routing
  • know which tools are valuable for onboard weather observation
  • access resources for obtaining marine weather information

Who Might Enjoy This Class

  • Recreational boaters
  • Anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of marine weather forecasts and conditions
 
Salish Sea Weather
Item: Winter41229 Robert Reeder
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SCSMA
Sessions: 1 Th Room: SC - SMA General Class -SMA0111, ,
3/9/2023 - 3/9/2023 Fee: $60.00

This class is in person at the beautiful Seattle Maritime Academy located at: 4455 Shilshole Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107

Number of Sessions: 1
Format: In person
Location: Seattle Maritime Academy, Room 111
Schedule: THursday between 6:00PM - 8:00PM

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