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
20902 37A Ave
Langley, BC V3S 5N2

Course Date

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm