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Washington Sea Grant Offers a Marine Weather Workshop

April 26 @ 9:00 am

Learn to read the weather before you head out on the water.

Washington Sea Grant is sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop at Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle.

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

When:
Friday, April 26, 2019
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where:
Nordby Conference Room
Nordby Building
Fishermen’s Terminal
3919 18thAve W
Seattle, WA 98119

Fee:
$60

Registration required:

Online Registration

For more information or to register by phone or email contact Sarah Fisken: 206-543-1225 or sfisken@uw.edu

 

Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
9:00 am
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Organizer

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