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>> Books & DVD's by Simon Keeling<<
*Latest* Grib For Sailors now available in paperback!
Founder and Managing Director of Weatherweb Dr. Simon Keeling is author of several books and a DVD about the weather. Some are for specialised interests such as sailors, others are of more general use for gardeners, walkers and golfers.
For those who want to know more about the weather and how it works, the Weather Why's DVD is ideal. If you know someone who walks, climbs, flys, sails or has a general interest in the weather then this DVD makes an ideal gift. Or you can download Smion's books onto your Kindle or e-book, as well as ordering for quick delivery by post.
You can see samples and purchase books and DVD's directly from this website and payment is made via our secure server using your credit or debit card.
WEATHER WHYS? DVD
ADD TO CART- £19.99
Weather is the national obsession, but what causes the weather and how does it work?
The Weather Whys DVD explains the fascinating world of weather to beginners and experts alike. It's ideal for pilots, sailors, farmers, anglers, walkers and anyone with an interest in the great outdoors.
There are 35 short videos, each lasting around 2 to 5 minutes and explains how the weather works clearly, concisely and without reference to complex equations. In total the DVD contains over 2-hours of the most invaluable weather teaching.
Written and produced by television weather expert Dr. Simon Keeling, Weather Whys introduces meteorology and shows how you can have a go at DVD forecasting.
If the weather fascinates you, isn't it time you got Weather Whys?
Watch a sample video from the 'Weather Whys?' DVD here - 1
Watch a sample video from the 'Weather Whys?' DVD here - 2
THE POCKET WEATHER FORECASTER (Paperback or Kindle)
ADD TO CART (Paperback) - £11.99
BUY NOW (Kindle edition) - $9.99
...an excellent pictorial guide to the use of clouds in predicting the weather, the best of its kind. Huw Lloyd-Hughes.
Have you ever seen a cloud formation and wondered what weather it will bring? So many day to day activities are influenced by the weather that the forecast is critical in deciding whether to take part. This non-scientific, easily accessible book is for all those with an interest in the weather, and for whom making a more informed weather decision will enhance day-to-day pleasures. Pilots, sailors, walkers, gardeners, golfers, anglers and many others will enjoy this book.
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GRIB FOR SAILORS
An essential guide for all sailors.
This book is available in paperback, CD-ROM or on your Kindle.
KINDLE EDITION (DIGITAL DOWNLOAD) CLICK TO BUY - £6.99
Modern technology has enabled sailors to gain access to a range of weather data, previously the exclusive preserve of professional weather forecasters.
You can now plot your own forecast charts of pressure, wind, waves, precipitation and temperature, for anywhere in the world, up to 14-days in advance.
This book explains GRIB data. Written in a simple, easy to read format, the book explains GRIB from the basics upwards.
You'll learn what equipment you will need to receive the data, how to display weather information, what software you will need and how to interpret model data.
This really is the essential guide for all sailors who want to know more about receiving and interpreting GRIB weather data.
(The CDROM version of the book is published as a PDF document so that it can easily be used on board. It contains many interactive links to useful websites and includes free tutorial videos for using GRIB software).
Read a sample page of GRIB for Sailors - Page 1
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THE SAILORS BOOK OF THE WEATHER
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Meteorology can seem like a black-art with the meteorologist producing forecasts that somehow seem to contradict what you are reading from the charts. The Sailor’s Book of the Weather takes the confusion out of the forecasts and helps you answer, ‘Why is that happening?’
The Sailor’s Book of the Weather introduces the key principles that influence the weather and gives the sailor the tools to forecast from observations and make the most of available information. Wind, clouds and knowledge of weather patterns and local conditions all contain ample hints to allow the informed forecaster to accurately predict the weather.
Illustrated with charts and over 100 photographs, this book is a must on every boat and essential reading whether you are on the water in land, on the coast or venturing further afield.
Read a sample page of the Sailor's Book of the Weather - Page 1
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>> Simon's weather musings <<
The latest from our team of weather bloggers (be one)
Unseasonal Europe last week - warm east
By Simon Keeling in Wombourne, Staffs 09:00 20/05/13
Not so good in the north west
Texas tornadoes - six feared dead
By Simon Keeling in Wombourne, Staffs 16:45 16/05/2013
Granbury tornado video
>> Captain Bob's Dispatches <<
The latest from our team of weather bloggers (be one)
By Captain Bob in Kingswinford 11:00 19/05/2013
July looks best
By Captain Bob in Kingswinford 10:00 19/05/2013
Weather machine games
>> Latest from Weatherweb Reporters <<
The latest from our team of Weatherweb reporters
Headingley Test Match Forecast
By Garry Nicholson in Edgbaston,Birmingham 14:30 23/05/2013
2nd Test, Eng v NZ, Leeds
Lords Test Match Forecast – Eng v NZ
By Garry Nicholson in Edgbaston,Birmingham 17:00 15/05/13
First home test of the summer begins
Recap of April 2013
By Garry Nicholson in Darley Dale, Derbys 14:30 02/05/2013
A pretty quiet month, cold start, mainly dry in Mids & South
Masters Golf Forecast
By Garry Nicholson in Darley Dale, Derbys 13:00 10/04/2013
Early thunderstorm threat, but a fine weekend
By Garry Nicholson in Darley Dale, Derbys 14:30 02/04/2013
A recap of a remarkable month
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