Weather Resources

Weather Data Sources:

Main NWS weather page: www.weather.gov/marine

Fax schedules and charts: weather.noaa.gov/fax/marine.shtml

World-wide fax schedule: www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/rfax.pdf

Grib-files from Saildocs: www.saildocs.com/gribinfo

Ocens WxNet (subscription): www.ocens.com

UGrib: www.grib.us

Seminars:

Lee Chesneau  www.marineweatherbylee.com/

          (especially note:  "Mariner's Guide to the 500mb Chart")

Weather and Routing Software:

       Grib viewers:

                    Airmail/Viewfax    www.siriuscyber.net/wxfax

                    Ocens "grib explorer" ($199)    www.ocens.com

          Weather fax software

                    Airmail / Getfax    www.sailmail.com/download.htm

                    MScan Meteo ($300)                 www.mscan.con

          Weatherfax-2000 ($200)          www.xaxero.com

          JVComm32 ($93)   www.jvcomm.de/index_e.html

Chart software that can display grib's:

          Coastal Explorer    www.rosepointnav.com

          Nobeltec (ver 9)    www.nobeltec.com

Tactical Software

          Expedition   http://effil.tripod.com/

          Deckman for Windows (B&G)  www.bandg.com/deckman.htm

          Raytech / Raymarine        www.raymarine.com/

          MaxSea (Furuno)    www.maxsea.com

General info:

          Transpac weather seminar notes:       

          www.transpacificyc.org/07/tp07-seminar-wx.html

“Meteorology Today”

by C. Donald Ahrens (www.amazon.com)

“Mariner’s Weather Handbook”

by Steve Dashew (www.setsail.com)

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