An Introduction to Upper Air 500 Mb Concepts & Charts
***This 55-minute free seminar will discuss what professional marine meteorologists who forecast & route vessels & mariners, refer to as the “holy grail of marine weather forecasting & routing”, such as 500 mb is.
- The breakdown components of the upper air 500 mb chart such as the lowest elevation markings of L’s, & higher elevation markings of H’s, which also includes fixed altitude contour lines separated every 60-meters, winds, & trough axes.
- Examples of upper-air 500 mb charts & their companion surface pressure charts reveal their direct inter-relationship.
- Finally, there will be an important overview of why these upper air charts are such an important resource for boaters in terms of practical weather analysis & forecast applications at sea level via “Rules of Thumb”.
***This 55-minute free seminar is an important prerequisite to the paid 3-hour “500 Mb Upper Air Chart Workshop” which will also be conducted on Friday April 20th, 2018 later from xxx to xxx PM. See boat show schedule for further details.