Understanding WHY in order to forecast WHAT

The ability to understand weather systems and their formation is crucial to forecasting what conditions are likely to develop. This will be all important when making safe decisions on going to sea.

The cause of La Nina

La Nina in the Pacific Ocean

Cloud Formations

Identifying Clouds

Synoptic Chart Example

Example of a Synoptic Chart

Weather Fronts

Types of Weather Fronts

A Hurricane

What a Hurricane looks like from a Satellite

A Weather Depression Forming

The Mechanics of a Low Pressure System

Beaufort Scale Chart

Explaining the Beaufort Scale

Land & Sea Breeze

Land & Sea Breeze Expalined

Weather Fronts

Weather Fronts and Associated Clouds

Weather Map Symbols

Readinga Weather Map