Alan Watts, one-time professional meteorologist, has spent considerable time studying wind changes and short-term alterations in the weather. This, combined with his enthusiasm for sailing which began with the sea scouts, has enabled him to assist people to read the weather from the signs in the sky. He is also the author of the bestselling Instant Weather Forecasting, Instant Wind Forecasting, Instant Storm Forecasting, Weather Wise and The Weather Handbook, all published by Adlard Coles Nautical.
I would hazard a guess that it is about the most authoritative book around on the subject Sailing Today Alan Watts clearly knows an awful lot about wind, and the book certainly isn't full of hot air! All at Sea A fascinating guide to all the influences, such as topography, pressure systems and timing -- Yachting Monthly Yachting Monthly 20120730 If the wind doesn't do what you expect, reading the book could explain why. Failing to read it could leave you blissfully unaware of the full extent of what the winds are doing. Canoeist