Columbia Yacht Club
Marine Weather 101 - Webinar Series

May 4, 11 & 18, 2020 -- 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm Central


Webinar Schedule

  • May 4
    • Interpreting Weather Maps
  • May 11
    • Wind & Wave Forecasting
  • May 18
    • Thunderstorms & Weather Radar

 

Location:
Live Webinars


Date:
May 4, 11 & 18, 2020

Time:
7:00 pm to 8:15 pm Central

Fee:
Only $20 for each session.


Registration Links

(Please note that you must register seperately for each session)

  • Register for Week 1 (May 4)- Interpreting Weather Maps - Click here.
  • Register for Week 2 (May 11)- Wind & Wave Forecasting - Click here.
  • Register for Week 3 (May 18)- Thunderstorms & Weather Radar - Click here.

Please send questions regarding the series to Mark Thornton at Mark@LakeErieWX.com. Please click here to view the speaker's resume.

About The Presenter

Mark Thornton has been sailing for more than 25 years and currently owns Osprey, a C&C 35. His interest in weather forecasting grew from his experiences cruising and racing on the Great Lakes. Mark is a 2006 graduate of the Penn State University Certificate of Achievement in Weather Forecasting, a two-year program that develops skills in general, tropical, and severe weather forecasting.

He is the president of LakeErieWX LLC, a company dedicated to providing marine weather education and forecasting resources for recreational boaters (www.lakeeriewx.com). Mark publishes a marine weather blog and teaches basic forecasting seminars to recreational boaters during the off-season. He has served as the Race Meteorologist for the Bayview Race to Mackinac since 2014. Mark is also employed as a Teaching Assistant in the Certificate of Achievement in Weather Forecasting Program at Penn State University.