HOW TO USE FACSIMILE WEATHER MAPS
|Author(s)||Kenneth E. Lilly|
|Publisher||US & Canada|
|D O W N L O A D|
The main declared purpose of the present booklet is to demonstrate the techniques that shall normally be applied in order to use the facsimile weather maps in the maximum effective way. eh author have also tried to provide the basic information that will be required to duly understand the development of the weather and waves. The forecasts significantly improved during past decades, following the improvement of the radio equipment.
However, the mariners were never able to have a detailed picture of the situation. And this was changed with the introduction of the radiofacsimile. Let us have a look at some advantages of the radiofacsimile. First of all, they enable mariners to see the weather pattern at a glance and to follow most changes. In addition to that, the mariners can use the weather maps to see the facts used by the meteorologists issuing the map.
They are also enabled to perform general prediction of the weather for their area up to seventy-two hours ahead as well as plan evasive actions to avoid storms before they get into it. Should the storm be unavoidable, the mariners will at least have an idea of how long such storm is going to last. Having actual weather maps will permit you to better judge the situation than by just relying on the forecast...
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