April 7, 2023

Contact: Sarah Fisken: (360) 710-8989,

Marine Weather Workshop

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Gig Harbor, WA

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

Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor BoatShop are co-sponsoring a Marine Weather Workshop in Gig Harbor.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Atmospheric Pressure and Wind
  • Coastal Winds
  • Daily Briefing
  • Fog
  • Getting Current Weather
  • Global Winds
  • Strong Wind Systems
  • Waves
  • Weather Charts
  • Weather Models

The class will include a hands-on opportunity to develop an individualized daily weather briefing for paddle, sail and power boats. Students may work individually or in small groups. Students need to bring laptop computers to access weather and ocean data.

Saturday, April 29, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Gig Harbor BoatShop
Eddon Boat Yard House
3805 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, WA


Due to limited space, registration is required.
Register online here.

Contact: Sarah Fisken, (360) 710-8989,


Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington, helps people and marine life thrive through research, technical expertise and education supporting the responsible use and conservation of coastal ecosystems. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.