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Marine Weather Workshop (Port Townsend)

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$60

Learn How to Read the Weather Before You Set Sail!

Washington Sea Grant, Jefferson County Extension Office and the Northwest Maritime Center are co-sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop on April 29, 2017 in Port Townsend.

Topics covered include:

  • Relationships of atmospheric pressure and wind
  • Determining the path and speed of squalls
  • Strong wind systems in the Northwest and offshore and how to avoid them
  • Key features of low-pressure systems
  • 500mb wind patterns and how they can help you find “weather windows” for safe passages
  • Pressure gradients and how they affect wind in Washington waters
  • Computer models: how they work and what they can give you
  • Ways to get National Weather Service and associated weather, forecast and model data on your computer

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$60
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Organizer

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

Venue

Northwest Maritime Center
431 Water St.
Port Townsend, WA 98368 United States
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