Marine Weather Workshop

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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
Class will be held at the Gig Harbor BoatShop

Gig Harbor BoatShop, 3805 Harborview Dr., Gig Harbor, WA

206-543-1225