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Lee Chesneau

Lee Chesneau is senior marine meteorologist & graduate from one of the elite universities that offer degrees in meteorology, the University of Wisconsin (Madison). His Bachelor of Science (B.S) Degree in Meteorology was Lee’s ticket to a distinguished & extensive career with NOAA’s & Satellite Service (NESDIS) & National Weather Service’s (NWS) in a national center, Ocean Prediction Center (OPC), Camp Springs, MD, & at a local forecast field office (NWSFO), in Seattle, WA. Lee also served as a U.S. Navy civilian Ship Routing Officer (SRO), a “Route Analyst” for a major commercial ship routing company (Oceanroutes, Inc), & his first career start as a naval officer, where he served at several U.S. Navy Fleet Weather Centers (Rota, SP, & Norfolk, VA, later at Pearl Harbor, HI, as a senior civilian meteorologist), & on an aircraft carrier (USS Guam LPH-9). Today, Lee in addition to being a highly seasoned & experienced professional marine meteorologist is an accomplished U.S. Coast Guard certified instructor for basic & advanced meteorology at continuing training institutions (MITAGS & STAR Center, & Maritime Institute) for professional mariners. He offers the same curriculum to educate & train commercial fishing & recreational boaters on becoming self-reliant in their own marine weather knowledge & forecasting, strategic vessel routing, & prudent decision making. Lee is a key speaker at numerous boat shows & symposia & and has his own company: Lee Chesneau’s Marine Weather www.weatherbylee.com He can be reached by e-mail: lee@weatherbylee.com