Live wind conditions - what are your favorite web sites? - SailNet Community
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 17 Old 08-14-2007 Thread Starter
Helms ALee!
 
tenuki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Pacific Northwest, USA
Posts: 1,245
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
 
Live wind conditions - what are your favorite web sites?

Puget Sound Ferry System. Hard to beat that! Post sites like this in your area, I'm sure there are others.
tenuki is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
Semper Gumby
 
GySgt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 350
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
Send a message via MSN to GySgt
SF Bay

I like this one, but it is real time





http://sfports.wr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/wind/windbin.cgi
GySgt is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
moderate?
 
camaraderie's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: East Coast
Posts: 13,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 17
     
Here's another good one...look under the "nautical" tab for your area:
http://www.pdfamily.com/weather/buoy/SEbuoy.php
camaraderie is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #4 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
Not So Senior Member
 
Sapperwhite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Maryland
Posts: 2,507
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 12
     
I always check National Data Bouy Center. Not exactly real time in all locations, but it gives more than just wind.

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/
Sapperwhite is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #5 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 2,708
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
   
The sailors at the sail club to which we've applied for membership all recommended SailFlow. Don't know how "live" their data is, or what you guys mean by "live." Everything on the page I'm currently looking at appears to be 2-3 hours old.

Jim
SEMIJim is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #6 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
Member
 
sailing320's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Florida
Posts: 81
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
sailing320 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #7 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
humble pie rat
 
CapnHand's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Location, Location
Posts: 867
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
 
There's a guy near here who has his own private weather station website. http://home.comcast.net/~mel.wallbank/

My favourite however, is the windex at the top of my mast.

Last edited by CapnHand; 08-14-2007 at 10:16 PM.
CapnHand is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #8 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
Hitchin' a ride
 
bestfriend's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: In my mind, I live in Oslo
Posts: 3,191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 12
     
Sometimes I also like to see what it looks like....

http://www.iwindsurf.com/windandwher...Windcam&page=1

Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley


Vaya con Dios
bestfriend is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #9 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
1987 Pearson 27
 
Joel73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oriental, NC
Posts: 1,583
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 12
     
From towndock.net in Oriental, NC... Live wind guage:

http://towndock.net/weather/live/

Quote:
"Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth." - Albert Einstein

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Joel73 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #10 of 17 Old 08-14-2007
Senior Member
 
arbarnhart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 761
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SEMIJim View Post
The sailors at the sail club to which we've applied for membership all recommended SailFlow. Don't know how "live" their data is, or what you guys mean by "live." Everything on the page I'm currently looking at appears to be 2-3 hours old.

Jim
It's on my favorites. Not just because of current conditions, butalso the way they let you zoom in and pick a reporting station and see history and a forecast. I like the display they use also (the arrows along the time line with N at the top) as it is incredibly obvious how to read it.
arbarnhart is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wind Orientation Mark Matthews Learning to Sail Articles 0 03-06-2005 07:00 PM
Charging with Wind Power Kevin Jeffrey Cruising Articles 0 04-21-2003 08:00 PM
Understanding Apparent Wind Steve Colgate Learning to Sail Articles 0 11-10-2002 07:00 PM
Understanding Apparent Wind Steve Colgate Seamanship Articles 0 11-10-2002 07:00 PM
Understanding Apparent Wind Steve Colgate Racing Articles 0 11-10-2002 07:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome