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Marine Weather Workshop

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$60

Learn how to read the weather before you go.

Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor Boat Shop are cosponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop in Gig Harbor.

 

Topics to be covered include:

  • The relationships of atmospheric pressure and wind
  • Determining the path and speed of squalls
  • The strong wind systems found in the Northwest and how to avoid them
  • The key features of low pressure systems
  • How 500mb wind patterns can help you find “weather windows” for safe passages
  • How pressure gradients affect wind in Washington waters
  • What a computer model is, how it works and what it can give you
  • How to get National Weather Service and associated weather, forecast and model data on your computer

To sign up, print out and fill out the Marine Weather Workshop Flyer.

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018

Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Gig Harbor Boat Shop

Details

Date:
March 22
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$60

Venue

Gig Harbor Boat Shop
3805 Harborview Dr
Gig Harbor, WA 98335 United States
Website:
http://www.gigharborboatshop.org

Organizer

Sarah Fisken
Phone:
206.543.1225
Email:
sfisken@uw.edu
Website:
http://wsg.washington.edu/Sarah-Fisken