Basic: Marine Weather Training 1 - Meteorological Navigation

Navimeteo 32 minutes

This course deals with meteorological navigation in terms of atmospheric circulation and pressure changes which influences the winds and the sea state.

The students will learn about various aspects of meteorology, understand them and implement the gained knowledge in situations out at sea. They will understand how the prevailing winds are formed, how the pressure changes on a massive scale influence specific weather conditions in an area, as well as what is to be ultimately expected out of the sea state.

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The operational experience of Navimeteo started in the Mediterranean Sea in 1989. Over the years the company has expanded, delivering its services worldwide. More recently, Navimeteo has diversified its activities to meet the needs and the requirements of a larger market. The main services are provided to yachts and super yachts, sailing boats, as well as transport shipping and maritime works. Thanks to the co-operation with important companies dealing with communication technology, Navimeteo has developed specific solutions for weather routing and satellite tracking to enhance forecasting accuracy. Navimeteo has also devised practical courses on applied marine meteorology at various levels.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 32 minutes
  5. Intended for: Skippers, Boating Enthusiasts
  6. Reference: Based on guidance from SOLAS Chapter V - Safety of Navigation.