A professional look at weather models, weather apps and marine weather from the powerboater's perspective

Marine Weather University and its curriculum was created specifically for boaters. In this free class, MWU's weather guru Chris Bedford presents acourse that will forever change the way you approach weather. You will learn about:

  • Understanding weather models
  • Forecasting sea state
  • Getting the most out of weather radar
  • Best sources for weather information
  • Trip planning
  • Why a weather app is not enough - their limitations and best practices

All Marine Weather University classes are online for 24/7 access. This class was presented as a live lecture on March 24. The recording and class resources will be uploaded into the class curriculum in the first week of April.

Chris Bedford - Weather Coach


Chris is respected world-wide for the 35 years of experience and expertise in marine and coastal meteorology. America's Cups, Olympics, Around the World Races and grand prix coaching - Chris has done it all. He is an American Meteorology Society Certified Consulting Meteorologist. He is known for his straight-forward, honest, and practical approach to using weather knowledge as a competitive advantage. He obtained his Meteorology degree at the University of Michigan and is highly regarded in his field, having served as President of the National Council of Industrial Meteorologists and on many professional boards and committees including the American Meteorology Society, You won't find a better weather coach!