In Class #3 of Marine Weather University we focus on the wind and its characteristics - from a sailor's perspective, and from that of a meteorologist. Find out why Bob Dylan had it half right.
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Chris Bedford - Weather Coach
Chris is respected world-wide for the 35 years of experience and expertise in marine and coastal meteorology that he provides to the world's most accomplished and successful sailors. He is known for his straight-forward, honest, and practical approach to using weather knowledge as a competitive advantage.
What will I learn in this class?
America's Cup level sailors have to be sensitive to infinitesimal changes in wind speed and direction. You'll discover why the attributes and motion of an air parcel are crucial to a meterologist.
- Characteristics of Wind Direction & Wind Speed
- "It came out of nowhere!"
- Space and Time (diurnal) variation of wind
- and much more!
- Video: 50 minute lecture with Chris Bedford & Peter Isler
- Presentation notes for download
- Resource material
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