United States Power Squadrons®
America's Boating Club®
Pensacola Sail and Power Squadron
The Weather (Wx) course will furnish basic weather knowledge for safer and more enjoyable boating. The student will learn to make weather predictions based upon observations of the sky, upon barometer and wind information, as well as weather data provided by maps, satellite images and radio and TV broadcasts. Wx 101 and Wx 102 use a USPS supplement manual in concert with The Weather Book from USA Today (second edition, 1997) as the textbook.
Wx 101 - Basic Weather - topics include:
Wx 102 - Advanced Weather - topics include:
This course has no prerequisites.