Accession Number:

ADA202283

Title:

Severe Weather Guide - Mediterranean Ports - 25. Valencia

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 13 Sep 1984-28 Mar 1988

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

This handbook for the port of Valencia, 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.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE