Accession Number:

ADA210960

Title:

Severe Weather Guide - Mediterranean Ports - 31. Taormina

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 15 Sep 1988-15 Apr 1989

Corporate Author:

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP MONTEREY CA

Report Date:

1989-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

This handbook for the port of Taormina , 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 Sicily ports facilities Marine meteorology Mediterranean sea harbors Oceanographic data Storm havens Mediterranean sea meteorology Sea states.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE