A Sailors Guide to Wind Waves and Tides
by Captain Alex Simpson
A Sailor's Guide to Wind, Waves and Tides describes the origins and development of weather systems and their effect at sea, the nature of tides and waves and the behviour of vessels in these sea conditions. The causes of the weather at different latitudes and the general global circulation of prevailing winds and currents are explained, the theory of tides and of progressive and standing waves is applied to the description of tidal movement in oceans and coastal waters.
Hb. 144pp 140x210mm