It is very important to be aware of the current and forecasted weather when sailing, as you need to know if the condition are right for you and your boat. Weather at sea is slightly more advanced than the average forecast you hear on the TV or radio and it is necessary to know the following when planning a voyage:
- Update of the weather forecast
- When it is predicted for
- How far ahead the prediction is
Once we have this information we write down what we hear and decide how it will affect us and we can make some informed choices.
With practice you can start to build a picture of weather patterns locally.
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