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Weather Wise Reading Weather Signs by Alan Watts
  

Weather Wise Reading Weather Signs

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Weather Wise Reading Weather Signs by Alan Watts

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

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'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) The book succeeds briliantly... Highly recommended The International Journal of Meteorology (January 2010)


About the Author

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st April 2008

Author

Alan Watts

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Publisher

Adlard Coles Nautical an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Categories

Weather
Boating

ISBN

9780713681536

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