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Old 09-29-2016, 02:29 PM   #21
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I used Windyty first time this summer where I had net access in SE Alaska and liked it.


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Old 09-29-2016, 09:11 PM   #22
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Wifey B: We were looking at about half a dozen different forecasts earlier this evening for Lake Michigan. You could easily tell those pulling from NOAA and a couple of others were very close to each other. But what we figured out is that most probably we can expect 3' to 10' with perhaps some up to 13' tomorrow. We had 3-4', 6-10', 7-10'. We'll see what it's really like when we get up tomorrow morning. I've seen hurricane forecasts way different, but not such a hodgepodge of waves and seas. I'm guessing it's a Lake Michigan thing.

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Old 09-29-2016, 09:43 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Seevee View Post
Windyty is interesting, but how to you really know what the wind velocity is? The color coding is awkward at best. And there's no info on gusts.
In South East Alaska, Windy works well enough to trust it. Yes, in the confines of the narrow inlets there is a lack of indications, however, common sense applied to the direction, velocity color, gust intensity have proven in my use, very close.
We use Windy and the North Coast B.C. North Coast East Dixon Entrence Canada marine forecast with full faith.

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Old 09-29-2016, 09:47 PM   #24
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The weather channel on my i-pad and several channels on my VHF.

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Old 09-29-2016, 10:52 PM   #25
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In our part of the world, I find this site very good...
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Old 10-13-2016, 05:50 PM   #26
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my own, trained knees.. 100% accurate for rain or wind from west...

PD: good just for local weather...
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Old Today, 08:06 PM   #27
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Being new to the East Coast and living aboard, We've found Sailflow to be most accurate. They nailed it with Mathew.

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