Mariners Met Pack

The Mariners Met Pack (South West Pacific) was produced for MetService by former weather ambassador Bob McDavitt. BSc, MRSNZ, MNZM. We are pleased to make it available for mariners here on our website.


Click on the chapter links below to download the Mariners Met Pack:


Mariners Met Pack Cover 

Basic Weather Forecasting

How to Read a Weather Map

Isobars and the Wind

South Pacific Weather

Tropical Cyclones

Case Study: June 1994

Weather Maps by Fax

Codes: Winds and Waves

Where to get a Forecast



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ISBN 1-877197-08-04

Latest edition published by Captain Teach Press, Auckland New Zealand, May 2010.