Lesson series

#6 Local and regional wind

In this class you'll learn how to understand and predict local winds and their changes based on the dynamics involved.
You will learn:
  • Sea/lake breezes
  • Land/drainage breezes
  • Valley/terrain flow
  • Down slope winds
  • Channeled flow

Class contents:
  • Video: 50 minute lecture with Chris Bedford & Peter Isler
  • Presentation notes for download
  • Quiz
  • Resource material

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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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