Weather Wise is a highly practical, lively and very accessible guide to weather phenomena for the outdoors enthusiast. Suitable for sailors, climbers, skiers, fishermen and golfers, it explains how forthcoming weather will affect them, how to predict what is coming and assess how severe it will be. No other weather book has the practical hands-on approach of Alan Watts, whose reputation for explaining complicated meteorological situations in an understandable way for the layperson is second to none. It will be a godsend to anyone pursuing an outdoor activity.