Understanding Weatherfax: A Guide to Forecasting the Weather from Radio and Inte
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Understanding Weatherfax: A Guide to Forecasting the Weather from Radio and Internet Fax Chartsby Mike Harris
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Description How do you turn the symbols on a weather chart into a meaningful forecast? Armed with this book and a current weatherfax chart you will have all the essentials for making your own forecast no matter where you are in the world. Understanding Weatherfax explains: Sources of weatherfax images; Receiving equipment and software; Types of weatherfax charts; Interpreting synoptic chart features; World weather patterns; Personal forecasting; Tropical storms?their formation, tracking and avoidance. An appendix lists worldwide fax stations and their operating frequencies, call signs and transmission schedules.
How do you turn the symbols on a weather chart into a meaningful forecast? Armed with Understanding Weatherfax and a current weatherfax chart you have all of the essentials for making your own forecast, no matter where you are in the world. New to the Second Edition: Satellite images, interpreting early warning signs of storm development from satellite images and case studies on the 1991 'Perfect Strom' and the 1998 Sydney to Robard Race. Also: Receiving equipment, interpreting synoptic chart features, personal forecasting, world weather patterns and tracking and avoiding tropical storms.
Mike Harris has spent the last 14 years cruising in interesting places while writing and developing software for cruising sailors. His micro-office is his boat, a 45 foot steel cutter which he built himself.
- ISBN 1574092154
- ISBN-13 9781574092158
- Title Understanding Weatherfax: A Guide to Forecasting the Weather from Radio and Internet Fax Charts
- Author Mike Harris
- Format Paperback
- Year 2005
- Pages 117
- Edition 2nd
- Publisher Sheridan House
- Dimensions5.5 in. x 0.3 in. x 8.5 in.
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