Marine Weather University's most comprehensive offering for the most motivated weather students. The eight classes in the Fundamentals Course are augmented with eight additional advanced classes with lectures and materials that lets us dive even deeper into each subject. Advanced Course students are invited to participate in live group coaching sessions with Chris Bedford. You won't find a better marine weather education anywhere.

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.

MWU's "Advanced Course" consists of 16 classes - fundamental and advanced classes in each of our subjects. (see Curriculum below)

Each of the 16 classes contain:

  • Video: 1 hour + lecture with Chris Bedford & Peter Isler
  • Presentation notes from each lecture

Most classes contain:

  • Quiz
  • video review of quiz
  • Resource material

Plus Advanced Course students may attend two group coaching online sessions and be admitted to our MWU Advanced online community.

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


Not sure you're ready to make the commitment? Enroll in the first class - Clouds & Marine Weather and if you like it and want to go further - contact us and we will give you credit for your first course when you purchase a full course.


Two-time America's Cup winner, Peter Isler explains the differences so you can choose which is best for you.

Learn from the "master of marine weather" - Chris Bedford.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will I have access to the course contents?

Your student ID card never expires - you will have 24/7 online access through the life of the University.

How do students access the course contents?

Upon registration - you will be provided online access to the Advanced Course. Class content (lectures, quizzes , etc) are always available online - and some material is downloadable.

I'm still not sure, can I try out one class first?

Yes, MWU encourages students who are on the fence to try one class - Class #1 - Clouds. After taking the class - you will have a better idea of what you want to do. Send us an email to: [email protected] and we'll gladly help you go in your desired direction. If you want to take one of our full Courses - we'll give you full credit for your first class purchase.