Marine Weather Observer
Qualified individual who is tasked with marine weather and sea state observing duties and who:
• has a detailed practical knowledge of and experience in all observing standards and techniques related to marine weather observing;
• is conversant with relevant WMO standards and guidelines; and
• understands the data requirements for forecasting and climatological purposes.
Marine weather observer qualification is a responsibility of the Operator.
Source: Offshore Physical Environmental Guidelines, The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, and National Energy Board, Canada, September 2008. Regulatory Guidance