Knowing about marine weather forecast is really important when you are travelling in yachts or if you are a part of the marine world. Whatever the experience and skills set it is important for ‘professionals’ to have up to date and reliable data weather info about incoming weather conditions, sea state (Swell & Swell direction – Wind speed and Wind Direction – Sea & Air Temperature), especially winds registering high on the Beaufort scale as a serious risk to life.
Marine Forecaster is an easy to use marine forecasting tool and with a ton of new futures, is an excellent application for sail enthusiasts. One thing about being a Marine Forecaster user is that you get all important sailing information you are seeking for at your fingertips, free of charge.
*Select metric units in meters, feet, nautical miles, m/s, kts and more. The option is available in addition to weather forecasting and with live weather data from NOAA & National Observatory of Athens stations.
*Bathymetry maps (charts of contours) with a choice of meters and feet for the whole world, with specific depths as requested by our users, mainly for fishing! The “Maps” option is activated when the user sign up.
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Sailing Free At Last
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A Google user
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