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Weather for Boaters 2023


Weather for Boaters is offered as a seminar and as part of the Cruising and Cruise Planning course.

Don't let bad weather ruin your day! Learn to forecast and predict the weather. Learn to recognize the early signs of changing weather; how to anticipate storms, squalls, fog, and wind shifts; and become familiar with basic weather elements and how they affect your boating experience.

What's included?

  • What causes weather
  • How weather systems move
  • Why winds blow
  • Why fog forms
  • What clouds tell us
  • How storms and fronts create foul weather
  • How to read weather maps
  • How to refine them using your own observations

Boat Operator Certification

This seminar is required for the Boat Operator Certification level of Inland Navigator (IN)


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