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.
'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)