Lee Chesneau’s Marine Weather would like to recommend the following web articles for your continued training and education.
Learn about the unique linear squalls known as “derichos” in this article from the September 2015 Spinsheet.
- A Gathering of the Pros
An article from Ocean Navigator about a group discussion between marine weather professionals, including Lee Chesneau, at the Annapolis School of Seamanship.
- Mariner’s Guide to the 500Mb Chart (Original 1995 Mariner’s Weather Log Issue)
An important article that defines the most important marine weather products a mariner (or any other user) can use to determine formation, intensity, dissipation, location and movements of surface systems (Highs & Lows). Defines mainly the mid latitudes (30-60 N/S) but also has a major impact on the tropics as well (steering of Tropical Cyclones & strength of the “Trades: north and south of 5N/S latitudes!
- Mariners Weather Log 2008 Issue
- Updated “Mariners Guide to the 500 Mb Chart”
- The Distiction Between NOAA and NWS