Introduction to Weather for Recreational Boaters

Winds, waves, fog, lightning, hail, tornadoes .... hurricanes! The wise boater respects and anticipates mother nature’s many moods. Beyond “red sky in the morning”, this course provides boaters with the tools to find and accurately interpret weather reports and forecasts, and to develop keen judgments in “reading” the sky and sea for optimum boating safety in and around Canadian waters. Newly developed for adult learners, this course will measure learning success not by closed-book, memory-work exams, but by practical, open-book applications of learned concepts to actual boating situations.

Topics:

1. The Atmosphere, Temperature, Heat
2. Wind, Pressure, Waves
3. Water, Humidity, Fog, Precipitation
4. Stability, Clouds
5. Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
6. Mid-Latitude Weather and Storms
7. Overview of Special Topics: e.g. hurricanes

Introduction to Weather
333 High Street N.
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 5S3

Course Date

Thursday, March 22, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, March 29, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, April 5, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, April 26, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, May 3, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Notes

For Infromation contact Darryl Storey:   darryl.storey@tbaytel.net