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St Lucie River Power Squadron (SLRPS) Weather Class

  • 03/17/2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • St. Joseph Parish Life Center, Stuart

Seminar on “Basic Weather and Forecasting”

Date:               Saturday, 17 March 2018

Time:               10:00AM - 1200PM

Location:        St. Joseph Parish Life Center, 1300 East 10th St., Stuart.  (Room 7 on far eastern side of campus)

Cost:               $30-SLRPS Members; $40-Non-Members

                                                Cash or check made payable to SLRPS

FURTHER INFORMATION and REGISTRATION:  Contact Paul Vallier, pavallier@aim.com; 772-678-2468

 

The safety and comfort of those who venture out-on-the-water have always been weather dependent. Are the winds too strong?  What is a small craft advisory?  This seminar, a must for boaters who have never taken a weather course, will help you answer these questions and gain an understanding of the forces acting on your boat.  The complex subject of weather is presented in a way that is both understandable and useful. Topics include:

 

·         What causes weather

·         How weather systems move

·         Why winds blow

·         What clouds tell us

·         How storms and fronts create foul weather

·         Why fog forms

  • Where to get the best professional forecasts
  • How to refine them using your own observations