Lesson series

#3 Assessing the wind

In Class #3 of Marine Weather University we focus on the wind and its characteristics - from a sailor's perspective, and from that of a meteorologist.
You will learn:
  • Characteristics of Wind Direction & Wind Speed
  • "It came out of nowhere!"
  • Stability
  • Space and Time (diurnal) variation of wind
  • and much more!
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Marine Weather University

Marine Weather University is designed to help you further your knowledge of weather - tailored to a marine focus. Classes cover a variety of essential topics employing a combination of lectures, quizzes and resource material. Full courses are configured to provide a well rounded education so you have the tools to really understand what you can see on the water, in the sky and on the internet.
Marine Weather University is a collaboration of veteran sailing meteorologist, Chris Bedford and world-class sailor and best selling author, Peter Isler.
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