September 18, 2023

WMO Marine Services Course for Africa – Phase-II

Phase II of the WMO Marine Services Course will have a blended format: Online from 18 September to 16 October 2023, followed by a face-to-face training to be held in the Cape Town, South Africa from 23 October to 1 November 2023. For the online component, participants will be requested to complete 9 prerequisite modules (online) in preparation for the face-to-face workshop. Overall, Phase II will provide an opportunity for participants to: (1) Review their Analysis (from Phase I) and share progress made towards improving services.

(2) Participate in forecasting skills workshops.

(3) Practice effective customer-centric communications.

(4) Explore WMO initiatives related to Marine Services including impact-based forecasting (IBF) and disaster risk reduction (DRR).

(5) Expand networking opportunities in the marine services community, including enhanced connections with METAREA coordinators.

Location: South Africa (Africa)
Host: South African Weather Service (SAWS)
Type: Blended Course
Language: en