Why bother with satellites and forecasting

 IMO-SOLAS has the original text of the international convention for the Safety of Life at Sea SOLAS – first negotiated in 1914 after the sinking of titanic.

It started the process of thinking about how can we make life at sea safer. It is the purpose of marine weather forecasting and ship routing – protection of life and property at sea.

We can measure winds and waves from satellites – and these data can be used by a skilled forecaster to give good warnings to ships



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