This class is a minimum pre-requisite for Weather Models 201 our advanced class on Weather Models. If you want to bundle this pre-requisite with Weather Models 201 click here

The seventh of Marine Weather University's eight class course designed to improve your weather skills. Available as a single class or part of a complete course. In this class we take you to the confluence of physical science and computational science to learn about weather models. They come in all sizes and shapes - and not all are created equally.



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Before you sign up for this single class - check out MWU's Fundamentals Course and Advanced Course options

Chris Bedford - Weather Coach

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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?


Do you have a favorite weather model in your favorite app? Get ready to have your world turned upside down as we dive headfirst into the wild and wooley world of weather models.

Class outline:

  • How Wx Models work
  • Why models can and do fail
  • Resolution matters - in space & time
  • Global and regional models


Class Contents:

  • Video: 50 minute lecture with Chris Bedford & Peter Isler
  • Presentation notes for download
  • Quiz
  • Review of Quiz

Learn at your own schedule! Students get unlimited access according to MWU's Terms of Use.


Before for you sign up for just this one class


Two-time America's Cup winner, Peter Isler, explains MWU's Fundamentals Course & Advanced Course options