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Marine Weather Workshop for the Northwest Boater

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Marine weather workshop

Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor BoatShop are cosponsoring a marine weather workshop in Gig Harbor.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The relationship of atmospheric pressure and wind
  • Determining the path of speed and squalls
  • The strong wind systems found in the Northwest and how to avoid them
  • The key features of low pressure systems
  • How 500mb wind patterns can help you find “weather windows” for safe passages
  • How pressure gradients affect wind and Washington waters
  • What a computer model is, how it works and what it can give you
  • How to get national Weather service and associated weather, forecast, and model data on your computer

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
9 am to 4 pm
Class Fee: $60
Pre-registration is required
To register or for more information, contact Sarah Fisken, Washington Sea Grant, 206-543-1225, or sfisken@uw.edu


March 22
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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