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International Marine's Weather Predicting Simplified: How to Read Weather Charts and Satellite Images By Michael Carr

International Marine's Weather Predicting Simplified: How to Read Weather Charts and Satellite Images

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Comparing simultaneous NOAA weather charts and satellite photos of the same weather events, this book shows you how to spot weather systems in the images and accurately predict winds and conditions in your immediate area. It also shows you how weather develops: warm and cold fronts; high and low pressure systems; jet streams; and, tropical storms.
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International Marine's Weather Predicting Simplified: How to Read Weather Charts and Satellite Images Summary


International Marine's Weather Predicting Simplified: How to Read Weather Charts and Satellite Images by Michael Carr

Make your own weather forecasts with confidence! Now, read those Internet satellite images and NOAA weather faxes - to see what's heading your way. Comparing simultaneous NOAA weather charts and satellite photos of the same weather events, author and weather expert Michael William Carr shows you how to spot weather systems in the images and accurately predict winds and conditions in your immediate area. Learn how weather develops; warm and cold fronts; high and low pressure systems; jet streams; tropical storms; and all the other weather features you will encounter on charts and satellite photos."With this book there is no reason for prudent mariners to be surprised by imperfect weather forecasts or local conditions that general forecasts may not cover. Michael Carr, himself a proven mariner, has put together this excellent educational reference for his fellow mariners. I highly encourage you to read this book." - from the foreword by Lee S. Chesneau, Senior Forecaster, Marine Prediction Center, NOAA.

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Table of Contents


AcknowledgementsForeword, by Lee ChesneauIntroduction1. What Makes the Weather?2. How Weather Reports and Charts Are Prepared3. Marine Coastal and Offshore Weather Forecasts4. Surface Charts5. Upper-Air Charts and Jet Stream Systems6. Specialty Charts7. Satellite Images8. Integrating Satellite Images with Weather ChartsAppendix 1. Radar Use in WeatherAppendix 2. Weather ChecklistAppendix 3. ResourcesGlossaryIndex

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GOR002821099
International Marine's Weather Predicting Simplified: How to Read Weather Charts and Satellite Images by Michael Carr
Michael Carr
Used - Very Good
Hardback
International Marine Publishing Co
1999-06-01
192
0070120315
9780070120310
N/A
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