Accession Number:

ADA195162

Title:

Severe Weather Guide - Mediterranean Ports. 4. Augusta Bay

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 13 Sep 1984-1 Nov 1986

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP MONTEREY CA

Report Date:

1988-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

This handbook for the port of Augusta Bay Italy, one in a series of severe weather guides for Mediterranean ports, provides decision-making guidance for ship captains whose vessels are threatened by actual or forecast strong winds, high seas, restricted visibility or thunderstorms in the port vicinity. Causes and effects of such hazardous conditions are discussed. Precautionary or evasive actions are suggested for various vessel situations. The handbook is organized in four sections for ready reference general guidance on handbook content and use a quick-look captains summary a more detailed review of general information on environmental conditions and an appendix that provides oceanographic information. Keywords Storm havens Mediterranean Sea meteorology Mediterranean Sea oceanography.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE