Reeds Cloud Handbook is a quick-access, easy-to-use guide to identifying cloud types and how to predict what each cloud type can tell us about the weather and predict how it will change.
This concise pocket reference will appeal to those who spend time outdoors and wants to better understand the weather, with its principal focus for sailors and also anyone going walking, fishing, cycling etc. This portable handbook will give you the essential information about common and unusual cloud types, how they form and what weather patterns are associated with them.
Fully illustrated with colour photography and clear diagrams, this cloud identification guide includes sections on different weather patterns and how clouds form, different clouds according to where they appear in the sky, related features and different forms of fog. Each entry gives guidance on how and when to spot different cloud types and effects, and how the clouds relate to wind and rain patterns.
About the Author
Oliver Perkins sailed a Laser 4.7 for the British team. He has written for Yachting Monthly and Practical Boat Owner, and is the author of Reading the Clouds and the Reeds Cloud Handbook as well as having updated the new edition of the late Alan Watts' seminal Weather Handbook, all published by Adlard Coles.