YSH visit to Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)

Navigating in ice conditions is difficult. We are going to learn more about how FMI are predicting the ice conditions in the Baltic Sea and what is behind the maps we constantly follow during the winter period.

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Adress

Dynamicum, Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki

Price

For free

Time

16:30 -

YoungShip Helsinki has kindly been invited to visit FMI's office on 8 April. 

We will learn more about how they predict the ice conditions in the Baltic Sea, the rise of the sea level and how to predict waves. 

The ice chart of the whole Baltic Sea is published in the autumn twice a week (Monday and Thursday) and daily when the amount of ice increases until until ice break-up in spring. It represents current ice situation, ice breaker positions and traffic restrictions in the Baltic Sea.

Register via the link above before the 5 April and kindly inform us if you have any allergies. FMI will serve some light refreshments.