Weather for the Mariner, 3rd Edition
ISBN10: 0870217569 ISBN13: 9780870217562 Publisher: Naval Inst Pr Published: Sep 1 1983 Weight: 1.70lbs. Height: 10.25" Width: 7.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
This mariner's guide to the weather provides information on weather warnings and fronts, the Beaufort Scale, cloud formations, fog, storms, wind, waves and swells, barometer use, and simple forecasting methods in one easy-to-read volume. It also offers an entire chapter on acid rain and its effects on mariners and their electronic equipment. It is an essential volume for any seamanship bookshelf.