Lee Chesneau

Lee Chesneau is highly experienced senior marine meteorologist & graduate from one of the elite universities that offer degrees in meteorology, the University of Wisconsin (Madison). His Bachelor of Science (B.S) Degree in Meteorology was Lee’s ticket to a distinguished & extensive career with NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) & Satellite Service (NESDIS).  Lee also served as a U.S. Navy civilian Ship Routing Officer (SRO), a “Route Analyst” for a major commercial ship routing company (Oceanroutes, Inc), & his first career start as a naval officer, where he served at several U.S. Navy Fleet Weather Centers (Rota, SP, & Norfolk, VA), & on an aircraft carriers (USS Saratoga CV-60 & USS Guam LPH-9).

Today, Lee in addition to being a highly seasoned & experienced professional marine meteorologist is an accomplished U.S. Coast Guard certified instructor for “Basic & Advanced Meteorology” at continuing training institutions (MITAGS, Linthicum Heights, MD & STAR Center, Dania Beach, FL & Pacific Maritime Institute, Seattle, WA, & the Maritime Institute, San Diego & Alameda, CA) for professional mariners. He offers the same curriculum to educate & train commercial fishing & recreational boaters at trade shows on becoming self-reliant in their own marine weather knowledge & forecasting, strategic vessel routing, & prudent decision making (e.g. Strictly Sail Pacific).   Lee has been a key speaker at numerous boat shows (such as Strictly Sail Pacific 2017 Richmond) & other symposia. See Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show seminar schedule for free seminars & his Sunday, April 9th role in the “Marine Weather, Seamanship & Navigation Strategies, & Boat Outfitting Symposium”  Lee has his own company: “Lee Chesneau’s Marine Weather” www.weatherbylee.com  & can be reached by e-mail: lee@weatherbylee.com