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
Mount Pearl
Mount Pearl, NL A1N 1G4

Course Date

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 10:00pm

Notes

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS JANUARY 23, 2018. REFUNDS CANNOT BE GIVEN AFTER THIS DATE, BUT REGISTRATION WILL BE VALID WHEN COURSE IS OFFERED AGAIN.