Accession Number:

ADA237597

Title:

Severe Weather Guide Mediterranean Ports - 34. Benidorm

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC AND ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH LAB MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

This handbook for the port of Benidorm, 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 genral information on environmental conditions and an appendix that provides oceanographic information.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE