Event Week on Marine Meteorology 2018


From 5 to 9 November 2018 EUMeTrain was running an event week on Marine Meteorology. This event targeted forecasters and interested users in Marine Meteorology. The online presentations covered the following topics:

  • Identification of potentially dangerous conditions over the ocean
  • Scatterometers and Altimeter products - advantages and limitations
  • Forecasting extreme weather conditions
  • Forecasting ocean waves


Online sessions were provided by experts from ECMWF, KNMI, SMHI, NOAA, IPMA, Met Norway, IMO, Aristotle Univ.Thessaloniki, PML and EUMETSAT training and they were held on the WebEx platform. Each session's duration was about 45 minutes. The sessions were held in the morning hours from 9 to 11 UTC and then later from 14 to 16 UTC.