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Meteorology (Operational Level) (WX-OIC)

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Length

5 Days

Training Method

Lecture

Simulation

None

Equipment

None

Pre-requisite

None

Individual Course

Yes

Part of Program

No

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Course Description

This course (MITPMI-316) is required for Able Seamen upgrading to 3rd/2nd Mate. The goal of this 35-hour training course, “Meteorology”, is to provide trainees with knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Meteorology at the Operational Level for Officers in Charge of a Navigational Watch. It provides students with a knowledge of the characteristics of various weather systems, reporting procedures and recording systems and onboard meteorological instruments. Attendees will gain the ability to apply the meteorological information available.

This course satisfies the following STCW95 and CFR training requirements:

  • OICNW 1-7A
  • OICNW 1-7C
  • Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code for Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage

What You Will Learn

  • Shipborne Meteorological Instruments
  • The Atmosphere, its Composition and Physical Properties
  • Atmospheric Pressure
  • Wind
  • Cloud and Precipitation
  • Visibility
  • The Wind and Pressure Systems over the Oceans
  • Structure of Depressions
  • Anticyclones and other Pressure Systems
  • Weather Services for Shipping
  • Recording and Reporting Weather Observations
  • Weather Forecasting


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MITAGS - Linthicum Heights, MD

Price:$1,025.00

PMI - Seattle, WA

Price:$1,025.00

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