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
2250 Eddington Dr
Vancouver, BC V6L 2E7

Course Date

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm