Roberto Ritossa is a meteorology expert and this handbook is a result of many years research on Mediterranean weather patterns. It is an indespensible reference for anyone cruising or planning to cruise in the Mediterranean. Starting with a description of the climatic and seasonal weather patterns, it has sections on pressure features, winds, sea areas and foecasting. There is an exhaustive list of how to get weather information and the handbook also features a dictionary of meteorological terms in four languages. 150 pages PB.