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Weather Wise: Reading Weather Signs

Alan Watts



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Adlard Coles Nautical
01 July 2008
Weather; Boating
Weather Wise is a highly practical, lively and very accessible guide to weather phenomena for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Suitable for sailors, walkers, climbers, skiers, fishermen, golfers and holidaymakers, it explains how forthcoming weather will affect them, as well as how to predict what is coming and assess how severe it will be. No other weather book has the practical hands-on approach of Alan Watts, whose reputation for explaining complicated meteorological situations in an understandable way for the average reader is second to none. Packed with practical tips, hints and fact panels, it will be a godsend to anyone pursuing an outdoor activity. Covers: the seasons, clouds, heat and cold, rain, changeable weather, showery weather, wind, thunder, fog and mist, sea weather, hill and mountain weather and hurricanes and tornadoes
By:   Alan Watts
Imprint:   Adlard Coles Nautical
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 138mm,  Spine: 9mm
Weight:   294g
ISBN:   9780713681536
ISBN 10:   0713681535
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   01 July 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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, led to his first book. He is also the author of the bestselling Instant Weather Forecasting, Instant Wind Forecasting and The Weather Handbook, all published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

Reviews for Weather Wise: Reading Weather Signs

'A hands-on introduction to understanding weather. Should appeal to readers interested in outdoor sports.' Bookseller A must for anyone who enjoys the outdoors Canal Boat & Inland Waterways (July 2008) An invaluable addition to the bookshelf of any outdoor enthusiast The Great Outdoors (July 2008) This is the book for anyone fed up with having their picnic or day of sailing ruined by the inaccurate forecasts of the professionals Maritime Journal (June 2008) Well illustrated with diagrams and photographs that reflect the beauty of the natural phenomena, this paperback passes on information in a useful and absorbing way Lymington Times (June 2008)

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