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Old 18 September 2011, 13:48   #11
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Magic Seaweed and Windguru are the ones I use along with the Met office - MSW especially I like. Lots of details re' waves, the iPhone apps for these too are really good too.
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Have they suddenly mandated Met and climatology into the ICC course now or something? Polwart is absolutely right, check your preferred website (or a few) and then if you see conflicting data it might be worth studying a synoptic. Channel - I don't think you went anywhere near suggesting that!
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That's great guys, thank you so much.

I quite like PassageWeather - Sailing Weather - Marine Weather Forecasts for Sailors and Adventurers
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You cant really beat looking at the synoptic charts
I'd bet my arthritic knee against any synoptic chart.

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Or is it the Right one that's Left to make the call?
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Old 18 September 2011, 18:20   #16
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Is it your Left one that's always Right?

Or is it the Right one that's Left to make the call?

Depends.

Right one measures the Beaufort scale, left measures the aspects of the Douglas scale.

Also dependent on whether I'm walking backwards or forwards and which hemisphere I'm in.

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I use all of above - and WindFinder , I also feed the weather station based in our club to weather sites to improve too..

www.elieweather.org.uk

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Prbly explains why most of us are on a "kneed to know" basis...
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Very pleased to see no mention of "Met Check" which suggests that the average IQ of RIBnet members has risen over the years!
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which suggests that the average IQ of RIBnet members has risen over the years!

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