Understanding Weather

A 6 hour course that looks into the weird and wonderful that we get in the UK. The morning is spent looking at the theory of weather covering topics such as;

  • What are fronts
  • How they form
  • Types of cloud
  • Low Pressures / High Pressures
  • UK Wind directions and the associated weather
  • Fog
  • Sea / Land Breezes
  • Terminology

The afternoon is spent interpreting synoptic charts including;

  • What they tell us
  • What are isobars
  • How to spot a change in the weather
  • The shipping forecast
  • The inshore waters forecast.

The last part of the course is spent looking at the various apps available including Windy, Met Office, XC Weather and Grib Files.


Course dates:

Available on request. Please contact the office. 


1 Day

Our Classroom - £115pp
Off Site - £300per day (see notes below)


  • 1 days tuition in our classroom
  • Maximum 6 students

What to bring:

  • Notepad, pen and laptop/ipad.

Offsite Course:

  • This course can be conducted on your own premises, providing it is suitable for training. The cost above is a effectively a hire an instructor cost and the cost stays the same whether there are 1 of you or 4. The only additional costs from us would be travel costs to get to your location.
  • During the course, you are responsible for the cost of the venue and lunch.