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Local Sailing Weather
Wed 8 March 2017, 19:15 – 20:30 GMT
Technical Lecture of the Devon & Cornwall Joint Branch presented by Penny Tranter, Met Office.
This will be an enlightening talk on the weather which will cover weather patterns, weather charts, local winds and reading the clouds.
Penny Tranter is currently a Met Office Advisor working in Southwest England and is involved in providing professional meteorological and climate advice, primarily on severe weather, to emergency planners and responders (Cat 1 and Cat 2s within Civil Contingencies Act (CCA) 2004).
Penny has worked in the Met Office for over 30 years, and originally trained as a professional weather forecaster. Previous roles have included: national and international BBC weather presenter between 1992 and 2008, Meteorology Training Manager at the Met Office College 2008 to 2011 and a member of the successful official Met Office weather forecasting team for the sailing events in Weymouth during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
She is a Chartered Meteorologist and a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. Penny enjoys sailing, powerboat instructing, walking, cinema, theatre, watching tennis, Bath and 6 Nations Rugby, and girlie weekends.
Free and open to all IMarEST & RINA members, their guests, non-members and students.
For registration of Continuing Professional Development please print and bring a copy of the poster along to the event and get a member of the committee to sign.
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