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Weather and Tides

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Useful Weather and Tide links

Surface Pressure Charts
Live Weather Reports
Forecasting Apps

You may find this accompanying article useful: Windy - Advanced Usage


Weather Resources

RYA Videos with British Sailing Team Meteorolologist Simon Rowell

Simon discusses weather forecasting

Includes case study in Falmouth Harbour looking at land effects and gusts

Discussion on air stability and the effects on gustiness

Essential preperation for major events and championships

Recommended Reading

"Wind Strategy" by David Houghton and Fiona Campbell

"Weather at Sea" by David Houghton

"Higher Performance Sailing" by Frank Bethwaite


Accompanying presentation can be found here

This page is maintained by Karl Thorne, please contact him to add any further reference material that will benefit our members

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