United States Power Squadrons®

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Weather Manual CoverWEATHER

For boaters, knowing the forecast isn't enough; you need to understand its impact on you and your boat.  Gain the knowledge and confidence to venture out on the water.  Be a responsible skipper, protect your friends and family and take this course today.

What's Included?
  • How weather systems form, behave, and move
  • Where to get weather reports and forecasts on the Internet
  • Using full color photographs and drawings to understand weather in the United States
  • Using Daily Weather Maps - learning aids with a compete explanation of map symbols designed to develop weather map reading and analysis skills
  • Understanding NOAA’s Sky Watcher Chart - a reference to assist in identifying cloud types

The Weather Course is designed to be conducted over ten two-hour sessions including time for review and the multiple choice closed book exam.

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