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Weather Forecast Websites

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Forum Name: Weather
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Printed Date: 15 Aug 22 at 3:24am
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Topic: Weather Forecast Websites
Posted By: Worthy
Subject: Weather Forecast Websites
Date Posted: 21 Apr 06 at 7:09pm
Just curious which website everyone uses for quick forecasts?

I use and it seems really good for what I need.


Posted By: Isis
Date Posted: 21 Apr 06 at 7:17pm
Wind guru for me too 


Posted By: les5269
Date Posted: 21 Apr 06 at 7:23pm
I use BBC local weather it seem pretty accurate,also windguru

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Posted By: Isis
Date Posted: 21 Apr 06 at 7:34pm
mmmm BBC seems to be pretty good too but doesnt break things down as much as windguru (at least last time I checked)


Posted By: Harry44981!
Date Posted: 21 Apr 06 at 8:42pm

I use windguru, it very good.

I have prgrammed in custom spots for every club I visit, you just plot in the dgree of long. and lat.

You can also sycronise it to google earth, to show exactly where each spot is!


Posted By: stuarthop
Date Posted: 22 Apr 06 at 11:06am
i use windguru aswell normally can't be bothered getting a forecast though if its not windy wen i wake up i stay in bed


Posted By: Captain Aris
Date Posted: 04 Jun 06 at 9:55pm

where I am - Greece - I use -

It is very good and generally reliable which is remarkable because of all the islands which make precise predictions difficult.

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Posted By: 29er397
Date Posted: 05 Jun 06 at 9:42pm is what i use, tends to be the most accurate for our neck of the woods, but then Kielder does seem to have it's own individual weather system

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Posted By: Calum_Reid
Date Posted: 05 Jun 06 at 9:54pm
xcweather here


Posted By: carshalton fc
Date Posted: 06 Jul 06 at 10:16am
bbc or or windguru. i genrall go with the one that looks the worst then things can only get better

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Posted By: Black no sugar
Date Posted: 06 Jul 06 at 11:02am
I use the Met Office inshore waters forecast. It's usually very accurate. UK wind map at is very useful too. Finally, there's an online real time weather station in Shoreham, updated every 3 seconds. Invaluable, especially for the entertainment factor when it blows a gale ("Wow, look at that, it's up to F9!")

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Posted By: Matt Jackson
Date Posted: 06 Jul 06 at 12:42pm

XCweather - generally good

Windguru - generally good but disagrees with XCweather

Scaling dam's weather centre and webcam - to verify which is the most accurate for a given direction.

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