Accession Number:

ADA199668

Title:

Severe Weather Guide - Mediterranean Ports. 9. Villefranche

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 13 Sep 1984-1 Jun 1987

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP MONTEREY CA

Report Date:

1988-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

This handbook for the port of Villefranche, one in a ser ies 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 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 in formation on environmental conditions and an appendix that provides oceanographic information.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE