The first class of Marine Weather University's comprehensive full-length courses. In this class we ask you to put down your smartphone and look up at the sky and learn to read the weather messages above you.

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Before you sign up for this single class - check out MWU's full-length Fundamentals Course and Advanced Course options (which include this class).

TRY BEFORE YOU BUY! If you are undecided and want to try one class first - this is the one to take. During check out, you will be instructed how to "upgrade" to a full-length course in the future, and get full credit for this purchase with MWU's "Try Before You Buy" program.

Chris Bedford - Weather Coach

Chris is respected world-wide for the 35 years of experience and expertise in marine and coastal meteorology that he provides to the world's most accomplished and successful sailors. He is known for his straight-forward, honest, and practical approach to using weather knowledge as a competitive advantage.

What will I learn in this Class?

Discover why its so important to start a comprehensive course on marine weather with a big picture look at clouds. For centuries, sailors have known the importance of reading the sky.

You will learn:

  • Importance of clouds
  • How do clouds form?
  • Cloud classification
  • Cloud Identification
  • Short-term weather prediction using only cloud
  • and much more!

Class contents:

  • *Video: 50 minute lecture with Chris Bedford & Peter Isler
  • *Presentation notes
  • *Quiz
  • *Resource material

Learn at your own schedule! Students get unlimited access according to MWU's Terms of Use.


NOT SURE YOU'RE READY TO MAKE THE COMMITMENT FOR A FULL-LENGTH COURSE? Enroll in this single class and during "check out" - you'll be provided with a special offer - which you can redeem to get either the 8 class Fundamentals Course or the 16 class Advanced Course - with full credit for this first class purchase.

An excerpt from MWU class 1

Here's what you have to look forward to at Marine Weather University.

Two-time America's Cup winner, Peter Isler, explains MWU's Fundamentals Course and Advanced Course options.

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