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Old 07-03-2012   #2
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Re: Forecasts

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Originally Posted by Nicklaus View Post
What do y'all use for good, accurate weather forecasts on the Bay?

NOAA, Weather Channel?

I downloaded an app on my iPad called Windfinder that gives hourly wind forecasts for selected locations.

My wife booked us a slip at St. Michael's Marina this weekend for my birthday, but motoring across the Bay for 5 hours doesn't sound ideal on a balmy, hot July day.
I agree, but unless you are free to pick your days and go wind the wind and temps are tolerable, you have to take what you get on the weekends or take a pass, which means not a lot of boating between now and September.

Here is a resource someone recently shared with me that looks to be of interest to Chessy sailors.

Chesapeake Bay Operational Forecast System (CBOFS)
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