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Old 10-28-2018, 10:01 AM   #1
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Best NOAA marine weather app?

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If I want to avoid the web browser, any ideas on a good app that has the NOAA forecasts?

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Old 10-28-2018, 11:49 AM   #2
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Folks,

If I want to avoid the web browser, any ideas on a good app that has the NOAA forecasts?

John


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NOAA 5-day Marine forecast

I also use windy, PredictWind, and wind alert most of the time to get wind/wave conditions.

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Marine weather forecast pro
NOAA 5-day Marine forecast

I also use windy, PredictWind, and wind alert most of the time to get wind/wave conditions.

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I use www.passageweather.com. More accurate wind/wave predictions than NOAA on the Great Lakes, at least. (Times are UTC and wave height is in meters...)
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Hi John -
Are you talking about when unable to listen to the NOAA WX broadcasts. Here locally, I just keep my handheld VHF on my den desk and listen to our local area forecasts before heading down to the harbor. Also have an app on my tablet called Radar Express I've found very useful (from Google Play).
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For a good radar view I personally like the accuweather app. Has a good current and shows a lot needed. If you are in data coverage it's good to have. Has saved my tail a few times when I was out.
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So looking around what I was looking for doesn’t exist. I’ll just use my browser to get the NOAA marine forecast. For apps I have PredictWind, Windy, tides4fishing, swellinfo ( just got that one), and Weather. Nobody really predicts the future, Burke these help in making decisions. I’ll give radar express a try.
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I use "MarineWeather" by AccuWeather. This includes real-time satellite images, Radar images and the forecast zones for several days out. This includes the exact same forecast zones that they broadcast on the WX channels on VHF?

My wife uses Windy for wind direction. I use WeatherUnderground for weather forecasts.
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[QUOTE=Shrew;710205]I use "MarineWeather" by AccuWeather. This includes real-time satellite images, Radar images and the forecast zones for several days out. This includes the exact same forecast zones that they broadcast on the WX channels on VHF?

I also use this app. No frills.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....marineweather
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I use "MarineWeather" by AccuWeather. This includes real-time satellite images, Radar images and the forecast zones for several days out. This includes the exact same forecast zones that they broadcast on the WX channels on VHF?
I also use Marine Weather. Seems as accurate as anything else I've found.
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Crusty and ASD would use 2 or 3 weather apps to compare, Windy, NOAA, Environment Canada, Predict Wind and others. Windy seem to be the most accurate for cruising the PNW.
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