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Old 24-10-2006, 04:28   #1
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I have just been browsing the internet for a Weather Forecasting software, and i found MovingWeather @ www.movingweather.com
please could you post your experiences and thoughts on the software as i need something that is reliable and accurate.

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Old 24-10-2006, 04:40   #2
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Are you looking for software to forecast the weather or software to access online sources and present that data to you? This sounds like it is just a reporting module.

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I AM LOOKING FOR SOFTWARE THAT DOWNLOADS FORECASTS VIA
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Old 24-10-2006, 05:01   #4
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I cannot imagine why anyone would want their own weather FORECASTING software, in lieu of (or even in support of) the various National Weather Services:
ie:
US National Weather Service: http://www.weather.gov/
and: http://www.weather.gov/om/marine/home.htm

UK Met Office: http://www.met-office.gov.uk
and: http://www.met-office.gov.uk/datafiles/inshore.html

Australian Bureau of Meteorology: http://www.bom.gov.au/

or other forecasts, such as: http://www.wunderground.com/MAR/
etc...
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Old 24-10-2006, 06:19   #5
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I can’t tell from your profile where you are located, but these are a few weather links I find useful.

Accu-Weather
CNN Weather

NWS
Weather Channel

Weather Underground

NOAA Geostationary Satellite Sever
NOAA Oceanography Resources
NOAA Weather Bouys
United Kingdom Metoffice
University of Michigan Weather Links
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Old 24-10-2006, 22:04   #7
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I think what John maybe asking for is software to download weather faxes via SSB. John?? would that be right?
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Hi John,

My name is Ian and I have just joined this forum I am very familiar with the movingweather product I have been a subscriber for 12 months and the product is excellent. The information is taken directly from the noaa service so the software helps you to interogate and customise the information on demand unlimited forecasts 24/7/365. the downloads are very small so you can use it for anywhere in the world via many differant online channels.

As Gordmay rightly pointed out movingweather also supports the national weather services as it is their excellent information we use and present to make life more convinient for the user.

Anyway the company provide a 30day unlimited free trial Movingweather - weather forecasts for people on the move no credit card is reqd or asked for so to all parties on this post, my recommendation would be to visit the website and try the free trial and find out for yourself. I believe you will be suitably impressed.

Please let me know how you get on
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I though I would give it a try and went to the web site, registered and tried to download the FREE 30 day trial and it won't download and just takes me back and forth on the pages on the site.
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You could buy a barometer and a book on clouds.
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Two new posters...one asks about weather software no one has heard of...the other answers. Hmmmmm.
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Two new posters...one asks about weather software no one has heard of...the other answers. Hmmmmm.
And the second one is ?????
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John-M,

A lot of us in the Sea of Cortez are using Global Tracks. Global Tracks is a hurricane tracking program that tracks tropical systems world wide.

It can be customized and works GREAT. When connected to the internet, it gets the data needed.

When underway or anchored, you can get the NHC text only email by HAM or SSB and plot it out. A very good program. You can also download it ( Hurricane Tracking Software / Cyclone Tracking / Tropical Storms ) and sample it to see if you like it.

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Two new posters...one asks about weather software no one has heard of...the other answers. Hmmmmm.
Well, their posts are a year and eight months apart, so . . . Still, my suspicious nature was piqued, too, when I read the post from "Ian Hornblow" who revived this thread. He doesn't sound like just another satisfied customer to me.

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Hi All,

I found the thread on a movingweather google search. I am connected with the company but not john M I am also a coastal skipper and became involved after using the software found it to be excellent and really wanted to spread the word. In answer to Chuck in particular it would appear you have had some fantastic voyages. To download the software you really need broadband and it is important to register first and as you are taken down the registration page their is a red download button that takes you to the download page.You are then sent by email a password and account details to log in followed by unlimited forecasting.

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