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Instant Weather Forecasting by Alan Watts
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Instant Weather Forecasting

by Alan Watts

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My first edition of Alan Watt’s book (fifth impression 1973) is priced at £1.25. Nearly forty years later, to be able to access the same wisdom at only £7.99 is a bargain. This little book has stood the test of time as a practical guide to weather forecasting by observation, an art too little practiced. This 3rd edition, usefully colour throughout, a great aid to clarity, has many of the same illustrations as the first edition. Where changed the photos more clearly illustrate the weather pattern described.

Perhaps’foretelling the weather from cloud observations’ sums up this little book, for that is what it admirably helps the amateur forecaster to do. A valuable addition to any cruising yacht’s bookshelf and essential reading for Day and Coastal Skipper, or even Yachtmaster candidates.

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  littleship | Jan 29, 2010 |
Revolutionary presentation about what wind will do by look/feel of day
  littleship | Mar 6, 2009 |
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Instant Weather Forecasting is a 24 color photograph guide to forecasting the weather in the hours ahead, and it also provides some information on what likely weather trends will be.

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'Instant Weather Forecasting' contains colour photographs of cloud formations and an accompanying explanatory text to enable readers to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do.

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