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Marine Weather Workshop at the Gig Harbor BoatShop

March 22nd 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sarah Fisken | (206) 543-1225 |
Location: Gig Harbor BoatShop, 3805 Harborview Dr | Cost: $60

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
Class will be held at the Gig Harbor BoatShop